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Patent, Trademark and Copyright Laws, June 2016 Edition, with Full Text and 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.

 

 

 

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

 

This reference provides intellectual property practitioners with the most important patent, trademark, and copyright laws in the U.S. Code in one convenient volume. The treatise fully incorporates the provisions of the America Invents Act into the U.S. Code sections of the book.

The June 2016 Edition of Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Laws

  • Includes the amendments in S.1890, the “Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016,” adding to the Economic Espionage Act a federal civil remedy for the misappropriation of trade secrets, including equitable remedies and award of damages for misappropriation of trade secrets, and, in some circumstances, expedited relief on an ex parte basis in the form of seizure of property from the party accused of misappropriation
  • Adds the text of relevant provisions of Pub. L. 114-125, the “Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015,” amending the Tariff Act of 1930 to strengthen protection against infringing imports
  • Incorporates the provisions of Pub. L. 114-113, the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016,” affecting FY2016 appropriations for the USPTO and the U.S. Copyright Office 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, and legislative history relating to patent reform proposals. 

The June 2016 Edition adds two copyright-related treaties submitted to the Senate for advice and consent: “The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled” and “The Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances.”

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, and legislative history relating to patent reform proposals. The June 2016 Edition adds two copyright-related treaties submitted to the Senate for advice and consent: “The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled” and “The Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances.”

 


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 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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