Intellectual Property Law in Ireland, 3rd edition
Prof Robert Clark, Shane Smyth & Niamh Hall
"...comprehensively reviews the legislative cornerstones of IP Law..."
"The differing experiences of the authors - a leading academic writer and solicitors in a major trademark and patent firm - gel so as to make this an important and practical text book" Law Society Gazette (of Ireland), April 2011
This is your single-source expert guide to intellectual property law. fully updated to the key changes that have taken place in this area of law since the publication of the 2nd Ed in 2005, together with all relevant caselaw.
This unique book deals with intellectual property law in its entirety, providing a single, practical and all-embracing information source covering the main aspects of intellectual property law. The expert coverage includes:
copyright, trade marks, patents and design law.
Publication Date: Nov-10
Availability: In Print
List price: €195 /£163.00, Sales Prices: €146.00 / £122.00
Patents: A Brief History and Introduction; The Irish Patent System and International Conventions; The Patents Act 1992 - Patentability; Patents Act 1992 - Acquisition of Patent Rights; Patents Act 1992 - Maintenance and Dealings in Patents; Patents Act 1992 - Infringements and Remedies; Patents Act 1992 - Revocation and Proceedings before the Controller and Courts; Patents Act 1992: Voluntary and Compulsory Licences
Introduction to Copyright; The Copyright Term; Protected Works - Literary and Artistic Works; Protected Works - Neighbouring Rights, State Copyright,Performers’ Rights; The Protection of Computer Programs as Copyright Works; Databases; Ownership and Dealings in Copyright Works; Infringement of Copyright; Defences to Copyright Infringement; Remedies for Copyright Infringement; Moral Rights and the Droit de Suite; Copyright - Irish Legislative Developments in the Twentieth Century; Semiconductor Chip Protection; Industrial Designs; The Duty of Confidence; Remedies in Tort
Introduction to Trade Mark Law; Irish Trade Mark Law and International Conventions The Community Trade Mark; Trade Marks Act 1996 - Registrability; Trade Marks Act 1996: Absolute Grounds for Refusal of Registration; Trade Marks Act 1996: Relative Grounds for Refusal of Registration; Trade Marks Act 1996: Infringement and Remedies; Trade Marks Act 1996: Limitations On Rights Conferred; Trade Marks Act 1996: Registration Procedure and Ownership; Trade Marks Act 1996 - Revocation and Invalidity; Certification and Collective Marks; Geographical Indications and Appellations of Origin; Taxation and Intellectual Property Rights