There is no doubt that this edition, as previous editions of the book, presents helpful reading and is a perfect textbook for students, scholars and practitioners working on and interested in the subject of intellectual property in general. (E.I.P.R.
This book indeed is an essential textbook for any intellectual property student's library. (E.I.P.R.
Written by two leading academic intellectual property lawyers, Lionel Bently and Brad Sherman, Intellectual Property Law is a vast and comprehensive consideration of the key intellectual property issues including, where appropriate, their contextual background. (Student Law Journal
Its written style is also impressive: lucidly explaining the detailed legal and, often, social issues that intellectual property law, in particular, encounters. Fortunately, the authors' written style ensures these issues are not lost within the detail. (Student Law Journal
is an indispensable text for anyone studying this complex but intriguing area of law. It is extremely well-written in an engaging and thought provoking way. The authors also ensure, by including number references, that it can also form the basis of further and independent research. (Student Law Journal
About the Author
Lionel Bently is Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property at the University of Cambridge and Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law
Brad Sherman the Director of ACIPA (The Australian Centre for Intellectual Property in Agriculture) and a Professor in Law in the TC Beirne School of Law at the University of Queensland