intellectual property law


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to intellectual property law: Copyright law

intellectual property law

a convenient term to describe various parts of the law that have the effect of protecting the products of the imagination and intellect. It covers, generally, COPYRIGHT, DATABASE RIGHT, PATENT, DESIGN LAW, TRADEMARK, and PASSING OFF.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
References in periodicals archive ?
He also has been named the Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Intellectual Property Law for the Philadelphia metro area.
The Supreme Court in July 2006 amended Bar rules to add intellectual property law to the existing certification program.
Disney's efforts to suppress it indicate that the trouble with intellectual property laws goes deeper than the length of time a work can be monopolized.
Her successful career in intellectual property law and policy includes her tenure as chief counsel on patents and trademarks for the United States House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary where she was integral in many endeavors including the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, the most comprehensive change to this nation's intellectual property laws in more than 60 years.
The firm's perpetual endowment of $137,500 will be eligible for matching state funds of $50,000 and will create the Saliwanchik, Lloyd & Saliwanchik Intellectual Property Fund to support lectures, internships and academic programs, including the college's new Intellectual Property Law Certificate Program.
Patterson + Sheridan LLP is an intellectual property law firm with 67 attorneys located in offices in Houston; Dallas; Palo Alto; Greensboro, North Carolina; Shrewsbury, New Jersey; and Yokohama, Japan.
Panitch Schwarze handles all facets of intellectual property law, from patent prosecution, litigation and licensing to trademark disputes, copyright infringement and domain name and Internet issues.
It also sheds light on the social, economic, and cultural considerations that underpin intellectual property laws around the world.
Mealey Publications (King of Prussia, PA), a division of LexisNexis (Dayton, OH), has begun the publication of Intellectual Property Pleadings, a new title that presents intellectual property law "from the unique perspective of the voices of those involved in patent, trademark and copyright battles," Mealey said.
Based on the multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this monograph describes intellectual property law in Cyprus.

Full browser ?