Research Handbook on Design Law

Research Handbooks in Intellectual Property series

Edited by Henning Hartwig, Attorney-at-Law, Bardehle Pagenberg, Munich, Germany

Written by expert scholars and practitioners, this unique Research Handbook presents the state of the art in research on, and the practice of, international design law. Combining cutting edge research with a practical approach, it examines key trends and covers key cases, regional and national laws, as well as concepts of international design protection. In particular, the U.S. framework is compared with the regime of the EU, and issues relating to the Hague Agreement are also covered.

‘Design law is perhaps the most conceptually challenging of all IP rights, sometimes and sometimes not co-existing with other IP rights. Trade Marks, copyright and some patent law conceptions are all in the mix. This collection of essays is remarkable. It illuminates the issues and how different laws and judicial decisions around the world have, in their various ways, struggled with the often inchoate or cloudy concepts behind legislation. And the book is also a pleasure to read. A must.’
– The Rt. Hon. Sir Robin Jacob, UCL Faculty of Laws, UK

2021 c 584 pp Hardback 978 1 78195 587 1 £205.00 £184.50 $315.00 $283.50

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