Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights

Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights

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The development of a global 'knowledge economy' has encouraged organizations of all types to focus on the opportunities for, and the threats to, the intellectual property that they hold. The variety of intellectual assets (designs, databases, patents, brands and trade marks), the growth of new technology capable of exploiting and protecting these assets, and the nature of the law mean that intellectual property enforcement is a hugely complex area. Jane Lambert's Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights explains the threats and the remedies (criminal and civil, as well as alternatives to litigation), and provides a readable guide to the processes and the systems available. This is a must-have guide for all managers responsible for acquiring, managing and protecting intellectual assets and for students working in the area.Like a contingency retainer, a CFA provides for a lawyer to receive a fee only if the litigation is successful. Unlike a contingency retainer, the conditional fee is paid not out of the damages awarded to the successful party, but forms part of the costs that may be assessed ... Thirdly, it is usually necessary to do at least as much investigatory and preparatory work for after-the-event insurance as would be doneanbsp;...

Title:Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights
Author:Miss Jane Lambert
Publisher:Gower Publishing, Ltd. - 2012-09-28


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