More Details about Quick Reference Guide–Q&A Series – Intellectual Property Rights

General Information  
Author(s)Rosedar S R A
PublisherLexis Nexis
Edition2nd Edition 2016
Publish YearJune 2016


Intellectual Property Rights adheres to the syllabus of the undergraduate law courses of all major universities and law institutes. This revision book is a part of the Quick Reference Guide: Q&A Series designed as a study aid for law students with a clear objective of assisting students in their examination preparation. Further, it deals with the most important topics in a comprehensive manner.

The text covers important topics of the Intellectual Property Rights such as the role and advantages of Intellectual Property and International instruments and also covers Copyright Act of 1957 and discusses cinematograph fi lm, dramatic work, literary work and others. The book also explains important topics like Rights of Broadcasting Organisations and Performers, International Copyrights, remedies against infringement of copyright, joint authorship, and others.

The book further covers Trademarks and its constituents like, the registration procedure of trademarks, the non-registrable marks, assignment and transmission, passing-off and infringement, good trademarks, ghost marks, and others. It also covers The Patents Act of 1970, inventions which are not patentable, rights and obligations of patentee, patents and bio-technology products, genetics and patents, acquisition of patents, infringement, the Doctrine of Pith and Marrow, the Spring-Board doctrine and others. Lastly the book discusses The Designs Act of 2000 and International Trade Agreements like the General Agreement on Tariff s and Trade (GATT), Agreement on Trade-related aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS).

Key Features
• Contains about 88 questions and answers focusing on quick conceptual clarity, covering over 73 relevant topics and 30 important cases
• Answers are supplemented with numerous judgments, citations and case law
• Helps students to prepare for exams and enhances their answer-writing skills by providing comprehensive and to-the-point answers
• Presents topics in question and answer format, as a tool for aiding in last-minute rapid revision
• Provides frequently-asked questions based on previous years’ question papers from major universities, in the form of essay questions, short questions and important cases