Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law provides up-to-date coverage and analysis of the intellectual property laws applicable to all forms of computer software. placing the law in the context of computer use examining copyright, database rights, patents, trade marks, design rights and the law of confidence.
The 8th edition is fully updated and includes:
- a new chapter on Intellectual Property and AI
- a number of cases on FRAND licensing in relation to telecommunications standards technologies, including Unwired Planet v Huawei
- the effects of Brexit on intellectual property regulations
- developments in the EU, US and other jurisdictions
The book can either be read from cover to cover as a thorough introduction to the subjects addressed or be used as a very useful starting point for a specialist practitioner faced with a particular problem on a particular case. With this in mind Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law is an essential addition to any an IT and IP practitioner's bookshelf as well as a useful textbook for non-specialists as well as advanced undergraduate and taught postgraduate IT and IP courses.