This unit concerns the legal protection given for certain types of intangible property. Intellectual Property (IP) in its modern sense refers to copyright in literary, artistic, or similar works and to their recording and performance: it also refers to "industrial property", that is, rights in respect of inventions, trademarks, industrial designs, and business goodwill. The unit will encompass the major areas of IP:
It will also cover, more briefly, other areas of IP such as:
This unit will include a comparative transnational and/or international element, where appropriate.
Prescribed Text - Intellectual Property: Commentary & Materials 6th Edition
recommended TEXT - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COLLECTION 2020
Intellectual Property: Cases, Materials and Commentary is a comprehensive casebook that allows the reader to...