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Holyoak and Torremans Intellectual Property Law

Holyoak and Torremans Intellectual Property Law (9th edn)

Paul Torremans
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date: 25 October 2021

p. 31. Themes in intellectual propertylocked

p. 31. Themes in intellectual propertylocked

  • Paul TorremansPaul TorremansProfessor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Nottingham

Abstract

This chapter begins with a historical overview of intellectual property rights. It traces the origin and evolution of the patent system, trade marks, and the copyright system, and then turns to the definition and justification of intellectual property, followed by a discussion of the current economic importance of intellectual property.

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