Patent Law and Policy (eBook)
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An indispensable resource for anyone dealing with patent law.
This comprehensive resource includes discussion of the rationales for patent law, patentability criteria, the scope of patent rights, as well as considering Māori and patent issues, international trade issues, and topics such as gene patents.
Frankel, Intellectual Property in New Zealand, 2nd ed, 2011
Sumpter, Trade Marks in Practice, 3rd ed, 2015
Table of contents
Chapter 1: The Justifications for and History of Patent law
Chapter 2: Māori, Innovation and Patents
Chapter 3: International Patent Law
Chapter 4: Subject Matter and Exclusions
Chapter 5: Patentability Criteria
Chapter 6: Selection Patents and Patents of Addition
Chapter 7: The Application Process and the Nature, Term and Ownership of the Grant
Chapter 8: Infringement and Remedies
Chapter 9: Opposition, Re-examination and Revocation
Chapter 10: Pharmaceutical Patents and Patent-Related Regulation Outside of the Patents Act
Chapter 11: Computer Software and Business Method Patents
Chapter 12: Gene-Related Patents
Appendix: Historic Relationships between New Zealand’s Patent Acts and other Jurisdictions