This legal text is a comparative cross-jurisdictional analysis of the practice, theory, scope, and types of design protection, it will be of immeasurable value to lawyers and others involved in industrial design.
The second edition is comprised of more than twenty country reports, each written by one or more prominent intellectual property lawyer(s) in the country covered.
Prominent new developments covered in the second edition include the continuing impact of the European Community Design Directive, the adoption of the Hague Convention with corresponding major changes to US and Canadian design law and practice, the new German Design Law, and China’s new Guidelines for examination. Each jurisdiction’s currently applicable legislation, regulation, and case law is summarized and analysed.
Brian Gray and Rita Gao are also co-editors of this book.
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