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Intellectual Property Law Dictionary

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Rachel Gader-Shafran


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This complete, one-stop lexicon of IP terminology helps you understand and apply the language of intellectual property in any situation.

Designed for lawyers, law students, professors and anyone who works closely with intellectual property issues, the Intellectual Property Law Dictionary contains six sections explaining the meaning and legal background of terms used in copyright, trademark, patent, trade dress, nanotechnology and trade secrets, both in the U.S. and internationally. More than just a dictionary, it provides detailed citations to source materials with every definition. You'll also find an “Overview of Intellectual Property”, explaining the essentials of each type of intellectual property and appendices offering concise histories of the law of copyright, patents, trademark, trade dress, nanotechnology and trade secrets.

There's no need to pore over dozens of pages of statutes, treaties and cases to find out what a new expression or acronym means. With this useful reference, you'll get the answers you need, quickly and easily.

Book #00675; looseleaf, one volume, 890 pages; published in 2004, updated as needed; no additional charge for updates during your subscription. Looseleaf print subscribers receive supplements. The online edition is updated automatically. ISBN: 978-1-58852-124-8


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  • Brand: Law Journal Press
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  • Page Count: 890
  • ISBN: 978-1-58852-124-8
  • Pub#/SKU#: 675
  • Volume(s): 1

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  • Rachel Gader-Shafran

Rachel Gader-Shafran has a BA in Political Science from UCSB, an MA in Applied Linguistics from UCLA and a JD from American University, Washington College of Law, cum laude. The author has taught as an Adjunct Professor at American University, Washington College of Law and has published the Intellectual Property Law Dictionary with Law Journal Press and The International Students Survival Guide to Law School in the United States, as well as, several articles on intellectual property law. In the field of applied linguistics, the author has taught and run programs at UCLA, Georgetown University, The George Washington University, Hebrew University, Jerusalem and in Japan for Nippon Steel Corporation in Japan. She has authored several publications in the field of applied linguistics.


PART I
Copyright


SECTION 1
Dictionary of United States Domestic Copyright Terms

APPENDICES: 
Appendix A: Short History of Copyright Law in the United States
Appendix B: Charts on Sources of United States Domestic Copyright Law
Appendix C: Digital Millennium Copyright Act (AMCA)
Appendix D: Copyright and Cyberspace
Appendix E: United States Copyright Office Report on Orphan Works
SECTION 2
Dictionary of International Copyright Terms

APPENDICES: 
Appendix A: Charts on Sources of International Treaties and European Union (EU) Directives
Appendix B: Treatise and Their Member States

PART II
PATENTS


SECTION 1
Dictionary of United States Domestic Patent Terms

APPENDICES: 
Appendix A: Short History of Patent Law in the United States
Appendix B: Charts on Sources of United States Domestic Patent Law
SECTION 2
Dictionary of International Patent Terms

APPENDICES: 
Appendix A: Charts on Sources of International Treaties and European Union (EU) Treaties
Appendix B: List of Treaties and Their Member States
Appendix C: List of Websites of World Wide Patent Offices

PART III
TRADEMARKS


SECTION 1
Dictionary of United States Domestic Trademark Terms

APPENDICES: 
Appendix A: Short History of the Development of Trademark Law in the United States
Appendix B: Charts on Sources of United States Domestic Trademark Law
Appendix C: Trademark and Cyberspace
SECTION 2
Dictionary of International Trademark Terms

APPENDICES: 
Appendix A: Charts on Sources of International Treaties and EU Treaties
Appendix B: List of Treaties and Their Member States
Appendix CCharts on Sources of International Trade Mark Law

PART IV
TRADE DRESS


SECTION 1
Dictionary of United States Domestic Trade Dress Terms

APPENDICES: 
Appendix A: Development of Trade Dress Law in the United States
Appendix B: Charts on Sources of United States Trade Dress Law
SECTION 2
Dictionary of International Trade Dress Terms

APPENDICES: 
Appendix A: Charts on Sources of International Trade Dress Law

PART V
NANOTECHNOLOGY LAW


SECTION 1
Dictionary of United States Domestic Nanotechnology Law Terms

APPENDICES: 
Appendix A:  Nanotechnology: New Paradigms and Conversing Technology
Appendix B: Short History of Nanotechnology in the United States
Appendix C: Charts on the Sources of United States Domestic Nanotechnology Law
Appendix D: United States Patent and Trademark Office: Cross Reference Chart for Nanotechnology

PART VI
Trade Secrets


Overview:  International Protection of Trade Secrets by R. Mark Halligan, Esq.
SECTION 1
Dictionary of United States Domestic Trade Secret Terms

APPENDICES: 
Appendix A: Charts on Sources of Domestic Trade Secret Law
SECTION 2
Dictionary of International Trade Secret Terms

APPENDICES: 
Appendix A:  Charts on Sources of International Trade Secret Law