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:
Part I: The European Union. Forthcoming
1. The European Union and intellectual property.
2. Intellectual property and free movement.
3. Intellectual property and the competition rules.
Part II: International Conventions. Commentary. Forthcoming
1. The Paris Convention for the protection of industrial
2. Copyright and neighbouring rights
5. Industrial designs.
6. Plant variety protection.
7. Chip protection.
Part III: National Monographs
1. Copyright and Neighbouring Rights.
3. Utility Models.
6. Industrial Designs.
7. Plant Variety Protection.
8. Chip Protection.
9. Trade Secrets / Confidential Information.
10. Geographical indications and appellations of origin.