Intellectual Property and Unfair Competition in a Nutshell

Authors: McManis, Charles R. / Friedman, David J.
Edition: 7th
Copyright Date: 2013
  • Publication Date: November 13th, 2012
  • ISBN: 9780314280640
  • Subject: Intellectual Property
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: This guide offers a broad summary of the law of intellectual property (patents, copyrights trademarks, trade secrets, and a variety of other sui generis forms of protection for innovations and creativity) and the law of unfair competition (trademark infringement, passing off, trade disparagement, and deceptive advertising).It also touches on related fields of law, such as antitrust, consumer protection, regulated industries, and the law governing interference with contractual and noncontractual relations.