Intellectual Property

Justifications for intellectual property

A review of the philosophical justifications for protecting intellectual property.

Lecture

Registration of trade marks

Discusses what can be registered as a trade mark, and how to go about registering it in the UK.

Lecture

Moral rights

A run-through of the four moral rights protected under UK copyright law. In addition to the paternity right and integrity right, required by the Berne Convention, this lecture explains the right against false attribution of authorship and the right to privacy in certain photographs and films. The statutory provisions and the case law are described […]

Lecture

Privacy

How English law has gone from rejecting actions for breach of privacy to recognising an important new right, based on the law on breach of confidence and the HRA 1998.

Lecture

Passing off

An introduction to the important area of passing-off law, which remains a crucial form of protection for goodwill alongside registered trade mark protection.

Lecture