The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Intellectual Property

By Dan Hunter

In The Oxford Introductions to U.S. legislation: highbrow Property, admired highbrow estate pupil Dan Hunter presents an exact, enticing review and cautious research of present legislation of highbrow estate and their historical past. Hunter first makes a speciality of the critical parts of highbrow estate legislation, together with copyright, patent, trademark, and alternate secrets and techniques. He then explores the politics, economics, psychology and rhetoric of ownership and regulate that impact and engage with this zone of law.

Hunter explains how highbrow estate has contributed enormously to the techniques that we, as a society, want in our glossy lives. He additionally describes ways that the growth of highbrow estate can lessen innovation by way of preventing others from imposing nice rules or generating new paintings. Hunter is helping readers take into consideration sleek highbrow estate in a fashion that enables them to determine how innovation and growth are associated with highbrow estate legislations, and the way small adjustments within the legislation have had major effects for our society. finally, Hunter is helping readers shape their very own perspectives in regards to the a variety of components in the area of highbrow estate.

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