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Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Laws, June 2015 Edition with Full Text & Special Features on CD-ROM

This must-have reference provides intellectual property practitioners with the most important patent, trademark, and copyright laws in the U.S. Code in one convenient volume. The 2015 Edition, current through November 20, 2014, has fully incorporated the provisions of the America Invents Act into the U.S. Code sections of the book and adds coverage of the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act and amendments to the Patent Act.

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Get the latest legislative developments affecting U.S. intellectual property law.

This must-have reference provides intellectual property practitioners with the most important patent, trademark, and copyright laws in the U.S. Code in one convenient volume. The June 2015 Edition has fully incorporated the provisions of the America Invents Act into the U.S. Code sections of the book.
The June 2015 Edition of Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Laws:

  • Updates the patent statute to reflect the May 13, 2015, effective date of the Hague Agreement Concerning International Registration of Industrial Designs.
  • Updates the copyright statute to reflect amendments enacted late in 2014 in connection with the reauthorization of the satellite compulsory license.
  • Includes the provisions of a law enacted late last year establishing the PTO’s Law School Clinic Certification Program.
  • Includes provisions of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, relating to the Fiscal Year 2015 appropriations for the PTO and the Copyright Office and domain names.
  • Includes any and all changes to the patent statute relating to patent reform enacted into law prior to the edition’s “current through” date.

The accompanying CD-ROM contains the full text of the book and additional useful material such as the Rules of Practice of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, key international treaties, legislative history, and more, including the text of several 2015 proposed patent reform bills.


AUTHOR

Bloomberg BNA authors and editors are practicing professionals with insider perspectives and real-life experience. Learn more about this book’s authors and editors.
JEFFREY M. SAMUELS
Jeffrey M. Samuels is Professor Emeritus of the University of Akron School of Law. He was formerly the David L. Brennan Professor of Law and Director, Center for Intellectual Property Law and Technology, at the University of Akron School of Law; the Assistant Commissioner for Trademarks, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; and Managing Editor of Bloomberg BNA’s Patent, Trademark and Copyright Journal.

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