International Protection of Intellectual Property Cases and Materials - International Protection of Intellectual Property INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW CASES AND MATERIALS organizes contemporary foreign, as well as U.S., case law and literature to equip law students with the methodology they need to engage in international intellectual property practice, in both transactional and litigation settings. Carefully selected materials also expose students to the important new directions introduced by the TRIPs Agreement; the traditional treaty regimes; and the social, economic and cultural considerations that underpin intellectual property laws around the world.Each field of law copyright, patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secrets, industrial design is introduced by a comprehensive author's note placing the field in its international and comparative law context, and extensive notes on the cases and materials fill in relevant details, including currently, and historically, important topics. Author Biography PAUL GOLDSTEIN, Lillick Professor of Law, Stanford University International Protection of Intellectual Property aims to prepare law students for international intellectual property practice involving transactional work or litigation, and to expose students to the social, economic, and cultural considerations that underpin intellectual property law. Part I considers private law and public law topics surrounding the substantive rules of intellectual property law, such as territoriality, national treatment, and choice of law. Part II considers the substantive rules themselves, covering copyright, patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secrets, and design protection, from the perspective of comparative law. The author teaches law at Stanford University.