Intellectual Property: Cases, Materials and Commentary, 6th edition

Intellectual Property: Cases, Materials and Commentary is a comprehensive, authoritative discussion with relevant key extracts

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409348613
Release Date: December 10, 2019
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Intellectual Property: Cases, Materials and Commentary is a comprehensive casebook that allows the reader to gain an in-depth understanding of all aspects of intellectual property law. The book provides extensive expert commentary and analysis, supported by extracts from key cases and pertinent secondary sources. Questions of policy are examined and discussed throughout the text, linking the various materials and presenting them in a meaningful context.


  • The combination of commentary, secondary sources and case extracts makes content clearly accessible
  • Detailed notes help the reader understand the significance of the cases and other materials
  • Further reading provides a springboard for research and deeper learning
  • Questions throughout challenge the reader and provide a deeper analysis

Related Titles

Collins & Forrest, LexisNexis Study Guide Intellectual Property Law, 2nd ed, 2014
LexisNexis Legislation Series: Intellectual Property Collection, 2019
Roy, Quick Reference Card Intellectual Property, 2011
van Caenegem, Intellectual and Industrial Property in Australia, 3rd ed, 2019
Stewart et al, Intellectual Property in Australia, 6th ed, 2017


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Table of contents

Part 1: Justifications and Preliminaries

Chapter 1: The concept of intellectual property: Why have intellectual property rights?

Chapter 2: The protection of confidential information

Part 2: Copyright and Related Rights

Chapter 3: Copyright: Origins, rationale and basic principles

Chapter 4: Framework of copyright protection

Chapter 5: Exclusive rights and their infringement

Chapter 6: Third parties and protection of rights holders

Chapter 7: Ownership and exploitation of copyright

Chapter 8: International copyright arrangements and new developments

Chapter 9: Industrial designs and artistic works

Part 3: Patents for Inventions and Allied Rights

Chapter 10: The Australian patent system

Chapter 11: Concept of invention

Chapter 12: Patent validity

Chapter 13: Exploitation of patents

Part 4: Trade Marks and Commercial Indications

Chapter 14: Passing off and related actions

Chapter 15: Registered trade marks: origins and rationale

Chapter 16: Registration of trade marks

Chapter 17: Rights given by trade mark registration

Appendix - Sample patent specification