This important new book offers a unique perspective on intellectual property law unrivalled among intellectual property textbooks available today. Beyond providing a thorough and up-to-date account of intellectual property law, the text examines the complex policies that inform and guidemodern IP law at the domestic (including Scottish), European and international levels, giving the reader a true insight into the discipline and the shape of things to come. The focus is on contemporary challenges to intellectual property law and policy and the reader is encouraged to engagecritically with the subject matter. This book is written with the undergraduate firmly in mind and the authors make extensive use of practical examples, exercises and visual aids throughout the text to enliven the subject and stimulate the reader. The book is accompanied by a web site where students and lecturers alike can access updates on major developments in the law, guidance on answering the discussion points provided in the book, web links and further reading.... from archives, inter alia, because the claims merely described an automated means ofperforming a task which could be carried out manually. ... invention was, in effect, to a general purpose computer providing a web server which makes no original contribution to the art. ... These include new methods of bar-coding banking materials to improve customer services, 53 display mechanisms on buses to letanbsp;...
|Title||:||Contemporary Intellectual Property|
|Author||:||Hector L. MacQueen, Charlotte Waelde, Graeme T. Laurie|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2007|