Intellectual Property Law Dictionary

This complete, one-stop lexicon of IP terminology helps you understand and apply the language of intellectual property in any situation.
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This complete, one-stop lexicon of IP terminology helps you understand and apply the language of intellectual property in any situation.

Designed for lawyers, law students, professors and anyone who works closely with intellectual property issues, the Intellectual Property Law Dictionary contains six sections explaining the meaning and legal background of terms used in copyright, trademark, patent, trade dress, nanotechnology and trade secrets, both in the U.S. and internationally. More than just a dictionary, it provides detailed citations to source materials with every definition. You'll also find an "Overview of Intellectual Property", explaining the essentials of each type of intellectual property and appendices offering concise histories of the law of copyright, patents, trademark, trade dress, nanotechnology and trade secrets.

There's no need to pore over dozens of pages of statutes, treaties and cases to find out what a new expression or acronym means. With this useful reference, you'll get the answers you need, quickly and easily. Four volumes.

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Table of Contents


PART I

COPYRIGHT



SECTION 1

Dictionary of United States Domestic Copyright Terms

APPENDICES:

Appendix A: Short History of Copyright Law in the United States

Appendix B: Charts on Sources of United States Domestic Copyright Law

Appendix C: Digital Millennium Copyright Act (AMCA)

Appendix D: Copyright and Cyberspace

Appendix E: United States Copyright Office Report on Orphan Works



SECTION 2

Dictionary of International Copyright Terms

APPENDICES:

Appendix A: Charts on Sources of International Treaties and European Union (EU) Directives

Appendix B: Treatise and Their Member States



PART II

PATENTS



SECTION 1

Dictionary of United States Domestic Patent Terms

APPENDICES:

Appendix A: Short History of Patent Law in the United States

Appendix B: Charts on Sources of United States Domestic Patent Law



SECTION 2

Dictionary of International Patent Terms

APPENDICES:

Appendix A: Charts on Sources of International Treaties and European Union (EU) Treaties

Appendix B: List of Treaties and Their Member States

Appendix C: List of Websites of World Wide Patent Offices



PART III

TRADEMARKS



SECTION 1

Dictionary of United States Domestic Trademark Terms

APPENDICES:

Appendix A: Short History of the Development of Trademark Law in the United States

Appendix B: Charts on Sources of United States Domestic Trademark Law

Appendix C: Trademark and Cyberspace



SECTION 2

Dictionary of International Trademark Terms

APPENDICES:

Appendix A: Charts on Sources of International Treaties and EU Treaties

Appendix B: List of Treaties and Their Member States

Appendix C: Charts on Sources of International Trade Mark Law



PART IV

TRADE DRESS



SECTION 1

Dictionary of United States Domestic Trade Dress Terms

APPENDICES:

Appendix A: Development of Trade Dress Law in the United States

Appendix B: Charts on Sources of United States Trade Dress Law



SECTION 2

Dictionary of International Trade Dress Terms

APPENDICES:

Appendix A: Charts on Sources of International Trade Dress Law



PART V

NANOTECHNOLOGY LAW



SECTION 1

Dictionary of United States Domestic Nanotechnology Law Terms

APPENDICES:

Appendix A: Nanotechnology: New Paradigms and Conversing Technology

Appendix B: Short History of Nanotechnology in the United States

Appendix C: Charts on the Sources of United States Domestic Nanotechnology Law

Appendix D: United States Patent and Trademark Office: Cross Reference Chart for Nanotechnology



PART VI

TRADE SECRETS

Overview: International Protection of Trade Secrets by R. Mark Halligan, Esq.



SECTION 1

Dictionary of United States Domestic Trade Secret Terms

APPENDICES:

Appendix A: Charts on Sources of Domestic Trade Secret Law



SECTION 2

Dictionary of International Trade Secret Terms

APPENDICES:

Appendix A: Charts on Sources of International Trade Secret Law