The Modern Law of Trade Marks is a comprehensive guide on trade mark law enabling practitioners to provide clients with effective advice with the best possible support and authority. It includes detailed analysis of important UK and European legislation and decisions, in-depth commentary on the complexities of the Trade Marks Act 1994 and the Madrid Protocol and the CTM Regulation. All aspects of registered trade marks are included, together with information on applications, registration, protections and infringement. Divided into 7 parts, key topics covered are: Background to the Law; Registered Marks; Passing Off; Civil Proceedings; Customs and Criminal Offences; International Treaties; and the Community Trade Mark. New for the 4th edition: * Contains up to date UK legislation, including the Trade Marks Act 1994 (as amended), the Trade Mark Rules 2008 (as amended), the amended Community Trade Mark Regulation 2006 , and the amended Trade Marks (International Registration) Order 2008 * Includes the current texts of the Community Trade Mark Regulation and Implementing Regulations, the Trade Mark Harmonisation Directive, the Comparative Advertising Directive, the Regulation and implementing Regulation on the Protection of Geographical Indications and Designations of Origin. * Provides the latest texts of the Madrid Agreement and Protocol, and contain the relevant provisions of the Paris Convention and TRIPs. * Covers all significant national case law and rulings of the CJEU and the General Court, including decisions in L'Oreal v Bellure, the growing series of `adword' and metatag cases, Cipriani, Mastercigars, the manufacturing fiction cases relating to counterfeit goods in transit * Contains rewritten chapters on Passing Off, Criminal Aspects of Trade Mark Law and Border Controls, including a new section on the recently established Company Names Tribunal. * Provides increased coverage on the use of trade marks on the internet and in the context of the internet.
Publisher: LexisNexis UK
Number of pages: 1792
Dimensions: 246 x 155 x 61 mm
Edition: 4th edition
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