DescriptionIntellectual Property: Text and Essential Cases continues to provide a comprehensive, up-to-date legal analysis of the cases and legislation which comprise modern intellectual property law. This edition adds resale royalty rights for visual artists to its coverage of the major IP topics: copyright, moral rights, performers' protection, patents, trademarks, designs, plant breeder's rights, circuit layouts and confidential information. It also analyses the new Competition and Consumer Act 2011 (Cth) as it relates to passing off and related actions. The impact of challenging cases such as IceTV is considered in detail and extracts of important new cases have been added to the book.
Imprint NameFederation Press
Table of ContentsPart 1 Introduction, Opening Your Eyes to IP, Part II Copyright and Neighbouring Rights, Copyright - Its Birth and Nature, Subsistence of Copyright, Exclusive Rights of the Copyright Owner, Actions and Offences, Balancing the Interests, Dealing with Copyright Neighbouring Rights and Indigenous Cultural Property, Part III Patents, The Patent System, Elements of Patentability, Patents - Rights, Infringement and Dealing, Biotechnology Patents, Part IV Passing Off, Trade Marks and Related Actions, Passing Off and Related Actions, Trade Marks, Trade Marks - Rights, Infringement and Dealings, Part V Designs, Plant Breeder's Rights, Circuit Layouts and Confidential Information, Designs, Plant Breeder's Rights, Circuit Layouts, Confidential Information.