Intellectual property : examples & explanations / Stephen M. McJohn.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: McJohn, Stephen M., 1959- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Wolters Kluwer, [2015]
Edition:Fifth Edition.
Series:Examples & explanations series.
Table of Contents:
  • The contours of intellectual property law
  • COPYRIGHT: Subject matter : creative expression, "no matter how humble, crude or obvious"
  • Excluded subject matter : ideas, functional aspects, infringing material, government works
  • Obtaining protection and licensing : ownership, formalities, duration
  • Exclusive rights : their enforcement and limitations
  • PATENT: Patentable subject matter : products and processes
  • Substantive standards for protection : new, useful, and nonobvious inventions
  • Obtaining protection, ownership, and licensing : of hoops and pitfalls
  • Rights and infringement : "the benefit of his invention"
  • TRADEMARK: Subject matter of trademark law
  • Substantive standards for protection : "the source-distinguishing ability of a mark"
  • Obtaining protection and licensing : using, registering, licensing, and losing a trademark
  • Infringement and related rights under trademark law
  • TRADE SECRET: Trade secret subject matter : information with economic value from not being generally known
  • Getting protection through reasonable security measures and losing protection through public disclosure
  • Misappropriation and remedies
  • THREE STATE LAW THEORIES AND PREEMPTION: Three more state law theories and federal preemption.