‘Book Review: The Subject Matter of Intellectual Property by Justine Pila’

“In this book, The Subject Matter of Intellectual Property, Justine Pila (University of Oxford) undertakes a word:thing exercise in IP. Studying terms such as ‘invention’, ‘authorial work’, ‘trade mark’, and ‘design’ in context of their use by legal officials, the book offers a definition of each of the terms with reference to objects which they denote. Pila suggests that scholarly attention has focused heavily on the way that IP law mediates seeks to mediate competing rights …” (more)

[Hayleigh Bosher, The IPKat, 11 January]

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