A User's Guide to Design Law

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A User's Guide to Design Law

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Taking you through the legislation and case law, this book explains the different protection mechanisms available under design and copyright law and how to enforce your rights when they are infringed.

NEW – chapter on Evidence – how one puts the case forward, representation of designs is important
NEW – coverage of Arbitration/dispute resolution in chapter on Design Infringement
NEW – introduction of case summaries
NEW – coverage of Brexit, eg what effect will European law/ECJ have after Brexit; existing EU Unregistered Design Right – no parallel under UK law so will this remain after Brexit or not
NEW – coverage of the changes brought about by Intellectual Property Act 2014 in relation to design law
NEW – completed example forms with practical guidance and tips on how to complete them

Expanded coverage of specific industries, eg fashion (a big increase in case law), furniture, motor industry, toys, tech (computer games, etc), and consumer products.

Table of Contents

1. UK registered design
2. UK national unregistered design right
3. European registered and unregistered design
4. Copyright in industrially applied artistic works
5. Protection of designs by trade marks and passing off
6. Semiconductor topographies

Product details

Published 10 Mar 2022
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 2nd
Extent 448
ISBN 9781526514585
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors


Clive Thorne

Clive practises all areas of IP law including pate…


Simon Bennett

Simon Bennett is a partner with Fox Williams solic…