European Intellectual Property Law

Text, Cases and Materials, Second Edition

2nd edition

Annette Kur, Professor, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich, Thomas Dreier, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Stefan Luginbuehl, PhD, Attorney at Law, Lawyer, Head of Department European Legal Affairs, European Patent Office, Germany

The second edition of this popular textbook has been thoroughly revised, expanded and updated in order to reflect the recent extensive changes in European IP legislation. Providing an in-depth examination of the core areas of IP law, from copyright, patents and trademarks through to the protection of plant varieties and industrial design, it is perfectly pitched to guide the reader through the complexities of the European IP system.

‘Authoritative and remarkably comprehensive, European Intellectual Property Law: Text, Cases and Materials is an indispensable resource for any student—or practitioner—seeking to learn the fundamentals of European intellectual property law. In this Second Edition, Kur, Dreier, and Luginbuehl provide an up-to-the-minute account of a fast-changing field.’
– Barton Beebe, New York University, US

‘A great textbook for professors to teach European IP law for both European and non-European students.'
– Toshiko Takenaka, University of Washington, US, Keio University, Japan and Technical University of Munich, Germany

Acclaim for the first edition:

‘This clearly-written and comprehensive text, by two leading scholars of European intellectual property law, is extremely adaptable. It is a perfect platform for classroom teaching, and is also a fine resource for those researching in what is becoming an increasingly complex field.’
– Graeme B. Dinwoodie, Chicago-Kent University, US

2019 736 pp Paperback 978 1 78536 156 2 £36.00 £45.00 $56.00 $70.00
2019 736 pp Hardback 978 1 78536 154 8 £202.50 £145.00 $202.50 $225.00

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