This well established four volume looseleaf publication is a standard work for those concerned with the creation and effective commercial exploitation of intellectual property rights. With more than 170 fully drafted commercial forms and agreements its primary focus is the law and practice of licensing the core intellectual property rights which underlie all intellectual property transactions and many commercial agreements. Now in its third edition and updated over 60 times, it continues to provide coverage for the United Kingdom, the European Union, the United States and the Commonwealth. As countries, companies and individuals turn to innovation to overcome sluggish economic performance, the three updates each year keep proprietors, others exploiting intellectual property rights and those developing licensing revenues up to date by tracking statute and case law developments as they continue to impact upon, restructure and expand this commercially vital and ever developing area of legal expertise. Structured to save you time, this practical reference work: Includes essential forms and precedents for busy IP and commercial practitioners. Provides rapid navigation of clause types and examples in a specialised Clause Index Offers fast comparison and options for substitution of constituent clauses through the Clauses Index, allowing swift cross-reference with other forms. Provides commentary on the underlying rights, the legal principles and the practical issues arising when assigning, licensing rights, drafting agreements relating to intellectual property and enforcing agreements. Provides carefully selected extracts from cases which illustrate the relevant legal principles in practice, and the law as it develops. Comments on and provides guidance as to the legislative framework within which intellectual property rights arise, are assigned, licensed and otherwise exploited. Compiles essential statutory and other materials for instant reference. Provides three updates a year to ensure that recent and significant developments are always readily to hand. Is compiled and edited by barristers with expertise in the field of intellectual property.
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Dimensions: 250 x 190 mm
Edition: 3rd edition
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