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A User's Guide to Design Law
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A User's Guide to Design Law (Paperback)

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Taking you through the legislation and case law, this book explains the different protection mechanisms available under design and copyright law and how to enforce your rights when they are infringed.


NEW - chapter on Evidence - how one puts the case forward, representation of designs is important

NEW - coverage of Arbitration/dispute resolution in chapter on Design Infringement

NEW - introduction of case summaries

NEW - coverage of Brexit, eg what effect will European law/ECJ have after Brexit; existing EU Unregistered Design Right - no parallel under UK law so will this remain after Brexit or not

NEW - coverage of the changes brought about by Intellectual Property Act 2014 in relation to design law

NEW - completed example forms with practical guidance and tips on how to complete them

Expanded coverage of specific industries, eg fashion (a big increase in case law), furniture, motor industry, toys, tech (computer games, etc), and consumer products.

LawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsIntellectual property law Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 10/06/2021 ISBN-13: 9781526514578  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Clive Thorne is a partner at McCarthy Denning. He has over 30 years experience of intellectual property and arbitration in the UK and Asia and has acted for parties in many of the leading cases of recent years. Simon Bennett is a partner with Fox Williams solicitors, where he advises clients within the fashion industry on protection of their designs and other intellectual property. He has acted for clients in the luxury goods sector and in particular design and copyright infringement matters related to clothing and apparel.

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