Marketing and the Law, 6th edition
Marketing and the Law, 6th edition is an accessible introduction to the law relating to marketing goods and services
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This text is designed to enable those in business, lawyers, and students to ascertain and understand the key legal principles that apply to the marketing of goods and services. Drawn from a broad range of areas of law, aspects of marketing covered include the manufacture, packaging, labelling, promotion, distribution, and retailing of goods and services. The discussion includes numerous case examples, diagrams and flowcharts to support learning.
The sixth edition has been fully revised, with many recent case law and statutory amendments, including:
- changes to the CCA following the implementation of the Harper Report
- amendments to CCA s 46 relating to misuse of market power
- changes arising from the Australian Consumer Law Review
- updated penalty information including alignment of ACL and CCA penalties
- impact of ACL s 18 on search engine optimisation
- changes to country of origin product labelling requirements
- changes to the duration of copyright protection
- new provisions dealing with online copyright infringement
- decisions in Ultra Tune and Geowash (Franchising Code good faith obligation and other Code and ACL breaches)
- Clear guidance on all aspects of marketing law
- Includes plentiful case examples, tables, flow charts & diagrams
- Organised to follow the progress of products from concept to market
- Supported by resources for lecturer use
• Coleman et al, Law in Commerce, 7th ed, 2020
• Graw et al, Understanding Business Law, 9th ed, 2019
• George et al, Social Media and the Law, 3rd ed, 2020
Table of contents
- Introduction to the Law and Marketing
- Protecting Inventive Ideas
- Protecting Commercial Secrets
- Protecting Copyright Material
- Protecting Commercial Designs
- Passing Off and Unfair Trading
- Registration of Trade Marks
- Product Packaging and Labelling
- Product Liability
- Selling Techniques
- Introduction to Competition Law
- Collusive Conduct
- Misuse of Market Power
- Resale Price Maintenance
- Exclusive Dealing
- e-Marketing and e-Commerce