Consulting editors: Jeremy Blum and Theo Savvides, Bristows
Brand Protection Online is a go-to guide for any user or adviser in need of strategies to combat IP infringement in the digital world or to get up to speed with the latest developments affecting brand holders online.
Consulting editor: Stephen Revell, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, on behalf of the International Bar Association
This practical guide, edited by Stephen Revell at Freshfields, takes readers through the tools and skills needed to implement effective business development, including the importance of good communications and public relations. It addresses the prominence of the client perspective and looks at the regulation and ethics behind business development and what the future of business development looks like. It also answers the questions – can you teach business development and can lawyers sell?
Consulting Editors: Christoph H Vaagt and Wolf Peter Gross on behalf of the International Bar Association
This unique new handbook, produced in association with the International Bar Association, includes chapters by leading experts on a diverse range of topics, explaining how legal departments can best support the businesses they serve, devise astute legal strategies, collaborate with other departments to optimum effect and source the skill sets they need, among other things. The consulting editors, Chris Vaagt and Wolf Peter Gross, have both been advisers to legal departments since 1997.
Consulting Editor: Norman K Clark on behalf of the International Bar Association
How can good governance help law firm owners to make better decisions? How can governance incorporate management information and concepts of risk management into the decision-making process? The fourth in this popular series on the business of law, published in association with the International Bar Association, the book concludes with an examination of emerging trends that will shape law firm governance in the future.
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 - Taylor Wessing
Intellectual Property in the Life Sciences, Second Edition provides an overview of the key international and European IP legislation, complementing the book’s central theme of monopoly protection. The book now features coverage from 20 jurisdictions, exploring topics as small molecules, secondary patents, DNA and biologicals, patent enforcement, compulsory licensing, branding and designs, counterfeiting and know-how protection, and SPCs in personalised medicine.
Consulting editors: Alexander Korenberg and Stephen Robertson
This guide provides a solid grounding in concepts such as IP generation, IP valuation, portfolio management and the monetisation of IP assets, as well as practical guidance on setting an IP strategy and managing the risks associated with third-party intellectual property. Chapter features include key pointers, digestible chapter summaries, and helpful diagrams and checklists, as well as case studies to bring theory into sharp practical focus.
Consulting editor: Paul Jordan, Bristows LLP
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
'International Design Protection' is an international compendium of design law in a selection of 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- Carpmaels & Ransford
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: David Wilson, Carpmaels & Ransford
New to the second edition is expanded coverage of Asia, including chapters on China, Hong Kong, Korea and India, as well as topic-based chapters focused on topical developments surrounding the unitary patent and the European Patent Office.
Consulting editor: Neil Coulson, Baker Botts
This book provides comprehensive guidance to the treatment of intellectual property across the full range of corporate transactions, from initial deal preparation, through negotiating points, to post-closure considerations. Exploring such allied topics as IP valuation and the relationship between intellectual property and competition law, this guide will be a valuable tool to anyone involved in corporate transactions, of which intellectual property now forms such an integral part.
Consulting Editor: Christoph H Vaagt on behalf of the International Bar Association
Published in association with the Law Firm Management Committee of the International Bar Association, this practical title is the first in Globe Law and Business’s series on the business of law dedicated to exploring strategic development in law firms. It includes contributions from leading academics, consultants and law firm partners who share their insights and experience in strategy development and management.
Consulting editor: Rebecca Normand-Hochman; Advisory editor: Heidi Gardner on behalf of the International Bar Association;
This practical handbook, coordinated by Rebecca Normand-Hochman and Professor Heidi K Gardner on behalf of the International Bar Association, explores the crucial elements of leadership in today’s legal practice. Featuring chapters by prominent experts in the field, the topics covered include leading partners to collaboration, hiring leaders, leading the Millennial generation, learning to lead, leadership succession, and much more.
Consulting editors: Matthias Nordmann, Ulrich Reber and Marcel Willems, on behalf of the International Bar Association
This practical handbook, published in association with the International Bar Association, provides an overview of the most relevant legal issues in over 25 of the most important business nations around the globe. It provides guidance to licensors, licensees, insolvency practitioners and their attorneys to promote a better understanding of the insolvency mechanisms in these countries and the effect that such proceedings may have upon licence agreements with an insolvent entity.
Consulting editor: Rebecca Normand-Hochman on behalf of The International Bar Association
This practical 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.
Consulting editors: Yanal Abul Failat and Anél Ferreira-Snyman
Outer Space Law: Legal Policy and Practice is aimed at readers looking for a single title to understand the key issues relevant to the space sector, with an emphasis on the practical application of those issues. The book will be specifically relevant to legal practitioners, academics and state departments primarily working in the space arena, as well as to those in other related sectors such as IT and media, insurance and political science. Edited by Yanal Abul Failat and Professor Anél Ferreira-Snyman, the book includes contributions by leading experts from space agencies, space venturers, lawyers, economists, insurers, academics and financiers.
Patent Transactions in the Life Sciences is designed to provide guidance on the structure and detail of those agreements in the life sciences sector that are based on its most important assets - patents and know-how. As a companion to Intellectual Property in the Life Sciences, it is intended to cover the practical what, where, why and when of patent transactions in this sector, under the leading legal regimes.
Consulting editor: The International Bar Association
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.
Authors: Mark Holah and Patricia Collis, Bird & Bird
2016 sees substantial changes to the European Union Trade Mark (EUTM) system, not least the change of name. This practical guide describes how the EUTM system works following those changes, including: what can be protected; how registrations are obtained and maintained; the many potential obstacles to registration and how to overcome them; and the rights given by a registration. In addition it explains the specific and peculiar features of the EUTM system, such as seniority and conversion, and covers the link between EUTMs and the Madrid Protocol.
Consulting editors: Professor Robert A Stein and Justice Richard J Goldstone
The rule of law is sometimes expressed as ‘no person is above the law’. But what does the rule of law mean in the context of 21st century issues and challenges? Professor Robert A Stein and Justice Richard J Goldstone are the distinguished editors and authors of The Rule of Law in the 21st Century. Joining Stein and Goldstone is an array of internationally distinguished leaders of the legal profession (including US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Paul Volcker, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve) to explore the meaning of the rule of law today in a variety of circumstances.
Consulting editor: Trevor Cook, WilmerHale
Edited by leading IP practitioner Trevor Cook, this important title demystifies the law of trade secrets in over 30 jurisdictions, covering substantive and procedural aspects of both criminal and civil law and exploring the final remedies available. Designed to provide clear, comprehensive and practical guidance, this is a powerful tool for anyone requiring a broader and fuller understanding of trade secret protection globally.
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