Intellectual Property in Wisconsin
292+ pp.; 2nd edition, 2016
Keep trespassers away from intellectual property
Legally safeguarding intellectual property (IP) from violation helps foster innovation, encourages competitiveness, and even protects consumers.
When it comes to understanding the nuances of IP laws, turn to Intellectual Property in Wisconsin. This easy-to-navigate book organizes and explains the laws governing IP in Wisconsin in a single volume.
It's a valuable guide for any practitioner representing organizations or individuals in IP matters, including business attorneys, corporate counsel, IP attorneys, and patent lawyers.
Learn IP law’s crucial components, including:
- What can and cannot be copyrighted
- The basics of agreements and royalties
- Trademark care and enforcement
- Patent protection and infringement penalties
- Trade secret preservation
Stay on top of technology concerns with sections covering the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 and important risks in tech licensing.
You’ll also find a thorough explanation of the Wisconsin statutes and administrative regulations governing advertising, including:
- The False Advertising Statute
- The Unfair Competition Statute
- Regulation of solicitation by telephone and fax
Helpful tools are included throughout the book:
- Time-saving tips
- Sample language
- Practice guides
- Table of cases
- Table of statutes, regulations, and rules
Newly updated in 2016
The recently-revised Intellectual Property in Wisconsin (formerly Wisconsin Business Advisor Series: Intellectual Property Law) reflects important new legal developments since its original publication:
- Find precautions for avoiding the pitfalls of American trademark law in biotechnology and medicine.
- Learn which types of copyright applications can be fully registered online with the U.S. Copyright Office.
- Understand the practical implications of the first-sale doctrine.
- Discover how the separate-accrual rule applies to the statute of limitations for infringement.
Knowledge is power – arm yourself
Defend the IP rights of businesses and individuals with help from Intellectual Property in Wisconsin. It’s an essential resource for any lawyer handling IP cases. Add it to your law library today!