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European Intellectual Property Review

European Intellectual Property Review
Practice Area: Intellectual Property
ISSN: 0142-0461
Published by: Sweet & Maxwell
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European Intellectual Property Review (EIPR) continues to set itself apart as the leading international journal in the field of intellectual property law. For over 40 years it has provided the most comprehensive coverage and analysis of the latest case law and legislative developments in the UK and internationally – addressing the most important issues to impact the area.

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  • Book reviews of the latest IP publications

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Consultant Editor
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Editorial Board
Professor Lionel Bently
Enrico Bonadio
Fiona Clark
Professor Estelle Derclaye
Professor Graeme Dinwoodie
Professor David Llewelyn
Professor Sam Ricketson
Professor Pamela Samuelson
David Stone
Professor Paul Torremans


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