Law Relating to Intellectual Property Rights comprehensively covers legal aspects governing IPRs. The book comprises analytical study of various branches of IPRs, such as Copyright Act, 1957; Designs Act, 2; Patents Act, 197; Trade Marks Act, 1999; Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999; Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act, 21; Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout-Design Act, 2; and law of confidential information including trade secrets. This book also covers concepts such as know-how and licences in detail. Key Features:- Updated with latest amendments and case law New chapter on Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Bio-diversity Written in a simple and lucid manner Provides analysis on various aspects of Intellectual Property Laws Features plethora of Indian and English cases making the book more useful for the readers Provides a summary of international treaties, conventions and agreements Includes amendments upto the Finance Act, 2017 This book is a must have for the students pursuing LL.B and LL.M. It will also be useful for the aspirants of Judicial Service Examinations and professionals working in the area of IPRs.
Dr V K Ahuja is Associate Professor in Faculty of Law, University of Delhi having a teaching experience of over 23 years. He holds LL.M. and Ph.D. from University of Delhi and M.Phil. from JNU, New Delhi. He has also completed a certificate course on Law Teaching and Legal Research Skills at Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University, UK in 2004. He has authored three books on I PR, and two volumes of Halsburys Annotated Statutes of India. He was honoured with an award in the Fifth South Asian Teaching Session on International Humanitarian Law and Refugee Law organised jointly by the International Committee of the Red Cross, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and National Law School of India University, Bangalore in 2003.