This book, totally revamped since the last edition, explains the basic principles of intellectual property in an approachable and straightforward manner.
- Covers all the core areas of patents, trade marks, registered designs and copyright
- Designed for both law students and those who need an accessible introduction to intellectual property law
- The fifth edition incorporates a section on the Internet, and a section on international aspects of intellectual property
- Details developments in patent, trade mark and copyright law, developments in database rights and new European design rights, and developments in rights of privacy