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International Encyclopaedia of Laws Guide

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IEL Intellectual Property Contents

The International Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL) Intellectual Property includes information in book-length form written in English for 43 countries.  The monographs are written by legal academics and/or practitioners with expertise in intellectual property for those countries.  The monographs enable comparative research in intellectual property.  These monographs include a general introduction on intellectual property followed by specialized chapters on copyright and neighbouring rights, patents, utility models, trademarks, trade names, industrial designs, plant variety protection, chip protection, and trade secrets; confidential information.  A more detailed Table of Contents follows:

Table of Contents
The Author
List of Abbreviations
General Introduction
Selected Bibliography
Intellectual Property Law
Chapter 1. Copyright and Neighbouring Rights
Chapter 2. Patents
Chapter 3. Utility Models
Chapter 4. Trademarks
Chapter 5. Trade Names
Chapter 6. Industrial Designs
Chapter 7. Plant Variety Protection
Chapter 8. Chip Protection
Chapter 9. Trade Secrets; Confidential Information

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Lyonette Louis-Jacques
Foreign and International Law
Librarian and Lecturer in Law
D'Angelo Law Library
University of Chicago Law School
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