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Intellectual Property: Creative and Technology Assets, 2019/20, Semester 2
Dr Cesar Ramirez-Montes
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Required Texts:

T Aplin & J Davis, Intellectual Property law: Text, Cases & Materials (3rd ed, OUP, 2017)  

Recommended Texts:

D Bainbridge, Intellectual Property (9th ed, Pearson, 2012)

L Bently & B Sherman, Intellectual Property law (5th ed, OUP, 2018)

C Waelde, A Brown, S Kheria, J Cornwell, Contemporary Intellectual Property (4th ed, 2016, Oxford)

Pila & Torremans, European intellectual property law ISBN: 9780198729914; 019872991X (OUP 2016)

W Cornish,D Llewelyn, T Aplin, Intellectual Property: Patents, Copyright, Trade Marks & Allied Rights (8th ed, Sweet & Maxwell, 2013)

Copyright – recommended texts

Lawrence Lessig, Free culture : the nature and future of creativity ISBN: 9780143034650; 0143034650; 1594200068, Penguin 2005

Adrian Johns, Piracy, The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates (2009, University of Chicago Press), chapter 2

Simon Stokes, Digital Copyright Law & Practice (2019, 5th ed, Hart)

The work of authorship ISBN: 9789048523009 (electronic bk.); 9048523001 (electronic bk.); 9789089646354; 9089646353, edited by Miereille van Eechoud (2014). Access via> file:///C:/Users/lawrmo/Downloads/503030%20(1).pdf

General IP:

IPKat (Highly recommended):

IP Watch (Subscription required):   


IP Litigation Blog:

Rebecca Tushnet’s blog (US):


The 1709 Blog

Primary Sources on Copyright:


Class 99:

Trade Marks:

Class 46:

The TTAB blog (US law)

Le petit Musée des Marques (French language):



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Useful Websites:

UK-Intellectual Property Office:

UK case-law:

Australian case-law:

European Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks & Designs, Alicante, Spain):

European Patent Office (Munich, Germany):

European Court of Justice & General Court:

World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) (Monthly magazine):

US Patent and Trademark Office:

This list was last updated on 13/02/2019