Intellectual Property Law
Intellectual Property Law in Ireland, 4th edition is a detailed guide to patents, copyright and trade mark law. It covers all relevant European legislation and traces its weaving into Irish law. It details European case law together with relevant case law from commonwealth countries, as well as detailing any Irish cases on the three areas and also covers design law. It outlines the workings of the patents, copyright and trade mark offices in Ireland. It is laid out in a practical and user-friendly way, with each section separate, but cross-referenced where necessary.
Patents: A Brief History and Introduction; The Irish Patent System and International Conventions; The Patents Act 1992 - Patentability; Patents Act 1992 - Acquisition of Patent Rights; Patents Act 1992 - Maintenance and Dealings in Patents; Patents Act 1992 - Infringements and Remedies; Patents Act 1992 - Revocation and Proceedings before the Controller and Courts; Patents Act 1992: Voluntary and Compulsory Licences;
Introduction to Copyright; The Copyright Term; Protected Works - Literary and Artistic Works; Protected Works - Neighbouring Rights, State Copyright, Performers' Rights; The Protection of Computer Programs as Copyright Works; Databases; Ownership and Dealings in Copyright Works; Infringement of Copyright; Defences to Copyright Infringement; Remedies for Copyright Infringement; Moral Rights and the Droit de Suite; Copyright - Irish Legislative Developments in the Twentieth Century; Semiconductor Chip Protection; Industrial Designs; The Duty of Confidence; Remedies in Tort;
Introduction to Trade Mark Law; Irish Trade Mark Law and International Conventions The Community Trade Mark; Trade Marks Act 1996 - Registrability; Trade Marks Act 1996: Absolute Grounds for Refusal of Registration; Trade Marks Act 1996: Relative Grounds for Refusal of Registration; Trade Marks Act 1996: Infringement and Remedies; Trade Marks Act 1996: Limitations On Rights Conferred; Trade Marks Act 1996: Registration Procedure and Ownership; Trade Marks Act 1996 - Revocation and Invalidity; Certification and Collective Marks; Geographical Indications and Appellations of Origin; Taxation and Intellectual Property Rights.
Previous print edition ISBN: 9781847663665