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Question: David Lange, writing in 1981, suggested that ‘the growth of intellectual property in recent years has been uncontrolled to the point of recklessness.’ As a consequence he suggested that the, ‘recognition of new intellectual property interests should be offset by equally deliberate recognition of individual rights in the public domain.’ With reference to copyright law in particular, critically assess the meaning and significance of the, ‘the public domain.’

Answer: Intellectual Property Law has grown grown considerably, due in part to the parellel growth in international trade. The intellectual property law, which establishes the protection over the intangible work also plays an...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Intellectual Property Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 4678 | References: Yes | Date written: March, 2003 | Date submitted: February 20, 2009 | Coursework ID: 397

Question: Evaluate the legal protection given to databases under the Maltese Copyright Act 2000.

Answer: A computer database is a collection of information stored on computer media. The range of things, which may be included in a database, is vast and enormous. The information in a database...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Intellectual Property Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1433 | References: Yes | Date written: October, 2001 | Date submitted: February 20, 2009 | Coursework ID: 394

Question: Consider the impact of digital information on Intellectual Property Law

Answer: This essay shall focus on the impact of Digital Information, and particularly that of computer programs, on Intellectual Property law, and what can be and has been done to meet the demands...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Intellectual Property Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2535 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: October 19, 2008 | Coursework ID: 128

Question: “Courts have been reluctant to extend copyright protection to titles.”

Discuss.

Intellectual Property Law
2015/2016: Coursework I
Words Limit: 1000 [including footnotes, but excluding bibliography].

Answer: In land law, when a property is purchased by more than one person, it is classed as a co-ownership. The interest of the co-owners would automatically be held under a trust, making...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Intellectual Property Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1222 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 2016 | Date submitted: April 17, 2016 | Coursework ID: 961

Question: Define your academic subject and outline what it means to do ‘research’ in that subject, then choose one seminal or recent piece of research and evaluate its contribution to your field of academic study.

(An evaluation of well-known trademark protection.)

2015 Pre-sessional Programme, Kings College London, University of London.

Answer: Intellectual property plays a central role in economic growth and is a powerful motivator of domestic innovation (David, 1996). As a consequence, it is essential for not only individuals but also enterprises...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Intellectual Property Law | Year: 1st | Words: 953 | References: Yes | Date written: July, 2015 | Date submitted: December 20, 2015 | Coursework ID: 948

Question: ENTERTAINMENT LAW

Critically analyse the role of a distributor and how the distribution process delivers a film to its audience.

Your answer should address specifically:
(i) the significance to a distributor of rights and content clearance in relation to a film and how this is achieved in the film industry.

(ii) how the traditional role of the distributor has changed in recent years with the advent of digital media.

(iii) identification of standard industry agreements and reference to relevant sections of such agreements to support your analysis.

UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE
SCHOOL OF LAW

Answer: Film distribution is the marketing and circulation of a film to exhibitors and has been described as the most important aspect the film industry . One reason for this is that producers...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Intellectual Property Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1972 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 2007 | Date submitted: February 22, 2014 | Coursework ID: 841

Question: Case Study – Scenario Not included.

Answer: Question 1 a) In relation to Patsy’s situation, her magazine and website could be protected by the law of copyright. The definition of a copyright is a right which ‘prevent others from...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Intellectual Property Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2572 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: November 16, 2010 | Coursework ID: 762

Question: UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL
School of Law

Subject: Intellectual Property Law

CASE STUDY
Peter an art teacher, shared his finding of acetone and sugar solution as paint removal with his friend Doug a salesman at Mucky Jobs Ltd. Doug urges peter to find a suitable solution for graffiti remover. Peter found the solution and got his product patent. Mucky Jobs Ltd started using acetone and sugar as graffiti remover after Doug suggestion (peter actual idea). Doug consulted his company lawyer after knowing peter patent his product, company lawyer drew Dougs attention to the article in Good Housekeeping from May 1956 and list of ingredients used in paint thinner, this convinced Doug that peter patent is not valid. Mucky Jobs has been importing and selling hard surface cleaner since September 2011. Peter after seeing the Mucky jobs Ltd product composition wants to sue them for patent infringement.

Degree – LL.M Commercial

Answer: INTRODUCTION Under the patent law of the United Kingdom (UK), the protection afforded by a patent claim is defined by statute subject to the interpretation by the courts. Patent infringement stops unauthorized...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Intellectual Property Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 3032 | References: Yes | Date written: April, 2012 | Date submitted: July 28, 2012 | Coursework ID: 746

Question: Assess the difficulty of requiring a patent, taking into account the requirements of novelty, inventive step and industrial application.

Answer: An invention which meets certain standards will have a special and powerful protection, therefore there is no doubt that this protection will hardly be granted with ease. The fairly simple process of...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Intellectual Property Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2003 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 2011 | Date submitted: January 21, 2012 | Coursework ID: 716


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