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The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Intellectual Property

Daniel Hunter and Dennis Patterson


This book provides an overview and analysis of current laws of intellectual property and their history. The book focuses on the central areas of intellectual property law, including copyright, patent, trademark, and trade secrets. It then moves beyond the basics, exploring the politics, economics, psychology and rhetoric of possession and control that influence and interact with this area of law. The book explains how intellectual property has contributed greatly to the innovations that society needs in modern lives. The book describes ways in which the expansion of intellectual property can r ... More

Keywords: intellectual property law, copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, possession, innovation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780195340600
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195340600.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel Hunter, author
Professor, New York Law School

Dennis Patterson, editor
Professor, European University Institute, Firenze

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One Introduction

Dan Hunter

Two Copyright

Dan Hunter

Three Patent

Dan Hunter

Four Trademark

Dan Hunter

Five Trade Secrets

Dan Hunter

Six Related Rights

Dan Hunter

End Matter