Intellectual Property Law: Principles in Practice, 3rd edition

Author(s): Paul Sumpter Intellectual Property Law: Principles in Practice, 3rd edition


The field of intellectual property law continues to grow, while moving increasingly into the mainstream. The third edition of this invaluable book has been extensively revised and updated — keeping the reader abreast with the latest developments in this area of law.

Written by Paul Sumpter, Intellectual Property Law: Principles in Practice concentrates on the most frequently encountered issues that crop up in practice and provides a clear and concise explanation of the law, with analysis where appropriate. Each chapter includes a synopsis of the background to an area of IP law, followed by a practical discussion of that topic.

Contents covered include:  

  • copyright
  • trade marks and registration
  • passing off (and the Fair Trading Act)
  • patents (including Maori and traditional knowledge)
  • confidential information
  • designs
  • franchising.

Who should read this guide

The book is highly recommended to those in general legal practice and in-house counsel, but also to specialist lawyers, patent attorneys, students and others involved or interested in this area.

Publication dateOctober 2017
Books ISBN: 9781775472445
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