Consulting Editor: Ravi Nath, Rajinder Narain & Co
This new book, featuring a Preface by Jim O'Neill of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, provides an overview of the BRICS nations. Each chapter is authored by experienced lawyers, who provide insights on demography, political and legal systems (including investment regulations, competition policies, IP laws, taxation and labour laws) in a clear and comprehensive manner. The book serves as a preliminary and practical guide for lawyers, investors, corporations and entrepreneurs regarding the mode and methods of doing business in these jurisdictions.
Consulting editor: Neville Cordell - Allen & Overy
Intellectual Property and the Internet contains analysis and guidance on how IP laws are applied to the Internet in 19 major jurisdictions worldwide. Chapters explore, on a comparative basis, the means of protection for a range of online content offered by copyright and database rights, trademarks and patents, considering issues such as infringement, liability, possible exemptions and remedies including disclosure orders against internet service providers.
Consulting editor: Nicholas Fox - Simmons & Simmons LLP
Intellectual Property in Electronics and Software provides practical guidance on the challenges of obtaining protection; software protection and the limits of patentability; patent strategy, including approaches to patent drafting to maximise protection; standards setting and reasonable and non-discriminatory licensing; open source software; and other forms of protection such as unfair competition and design rights.
Consulting editor: Paul England - Simmons & Simmons LLP
This accessible guide provides an overview of the key international and European IP legislation, complementing the book’s central theme of monopoly protection. In addition, the book features coverage from more than 15 jurisdictions of the most important and topical life sciences issues on which intellectual property has an impact. Subjects explored within the national chapters include small molecules, secondary patents, DNA, biologicals and personalised medicines, patent infringement and enforcement, compulsory licensing, branding and designs, counterfeiting and collaborative models.
Consulting editor: Paul Jordan, Bristows
Edited by Paul Jordan, partner and head of advertising at UK law firm Bristows, International Advertising Law includes chapters from leading experts in over 30 jurisdictions. The book covers key areas of advertising law such as comparative advertising, sales promotions, ambush marketing, product placement, direct marketing and online behavioural advertising. The book also addresses the particular requirements in certain industries that are subject to specific advertising regulations (eg, gambling, alcohol, pharmaceuticals, financial products/services, food and tobacco).
Consulting editor: Ben Allgrove - Baker & McKenzie LLP
This title features contributions from experts in 40 jurisdictions, setting out the legal framework of their copyright law and how to protect and exploit rights in creative works.
This new title will assist individuals in multinational companies and lawyers in private practice who deal with copyright works such as publications, music and films in knowing their rights under copyright law in all the main markets in the world.
Consulting editor: Clive Thorne - Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP
International Design Protection is an international compendium of design law in 30 major jurisdictions. It covers the applicability of registered and unregistered design rights and ancillary protection by copyright and trademarks. It also deals with the practicalities of design protections and the enforcement of design rights, including qualification for protection, infringement, design infringement litigation, licensing and exploitation.
Consulting editor: David Wilson- Herbert Smith LLP
The book is a concise, practical guide for all those involved in the conduct and management of international patent litigation, from in-house professionals (patent managers, patent attorneys and general counsel) to those in private practice.
Consulting editor: The International Bar Association
This practical new handbook explores the various elements required to manage talent effectively. It illustrates how law firms can significantly increase the performance, engagement and retention of their lawyers by giving them the tools to develop and to support the development of others. It also describes the need to align HR and law firm strategy through talent management, and to adapt leadership and talent management best practices to law firm structures and challenges.
This high-level title, published in conjunction with the International Bar Association (IBA), brings together the expertise of IBA members and experienced practitioners to produce a practical guide to law firm management and building a successful business.
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