The purpose of this series is to bring together the most compelling scholarly research in the sphere of intellectual property law. The series covers all areas of intellectual property law, at the practical and conceptual level, including patents, copyright trademark and related fields. Each title is edited by a distinguished specialist specifically selected for depth of understanding and knowledge of the extensive secondary literature, under the direction of the series editor. Each volume presents a careful selection of the most ground-breaking articles in the relevant subject area. The individual editors also provide an original introduction, which gives an authoritative overview of each topic.