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Intellectual Property: Law & the Information Society

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Selected Statutes & Treaties

First Edition, 2014

James Boyle
William Neal Reynolds Professor of Law
Duke Law School

Jennifer Jenkins
Director, Center for the Study of the Public Domain
& Senior Lecturing Fellow
Duke Law School


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  1. 1 Show/Hide More Introduction
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  2. 2 Show/Hide More Trademark Act of 1946 (Lanham Act) (as amended)
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    (“LANHAM ACT”)

    (As Amended)

    15 U.S. Code Chapter 22

    (Current through August 1, 2014)

  3. 3 Show/Hide More Copyright Act of 1976 (as amended)
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    (As Amended)

    17 U.S. Code

    (Current through August 1, 2014)

  4. 4 Show/Hide More Patent Act of 1952 (as amended, with annotations)
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    (As Amended, with Annotations)

    35 U.S. Code

    (Current as of August 1, 2014)

      1. 4.3.7 Show/Hide More Chapter 16: Designs
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    1. 4.6 Show/Hide More Uncodified Law
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  5. 5 Show/Hide More Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
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    of September 9, 1886, completed at Paris on May 4, 1896,

    revised at Berlin on November 13, 1908, completed at Berne on March 20, 1914,

    revised at Rome on June 2, 1928, at Brussels on June 26, 1948,
    at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and at Paris on July 24, 1971,

    and amended on September 28, 1979

  6. 6 Show/Hide More WIPO Copyright Treaty
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    (adopted in Geneva on December 20, 1996)

    Entry into force: March 6, 2002. Source: International Bureau of WIPO.

    Note: The agreed statements of the Diplomatic Conference that adopted the Treaty (WIPO Diplomatic Conference on Certain Copyright and Neighboring Rights Questions) concerning certain provisions of the WCT are reproduced in footnotes.

    [JB/JJ Note: The WIPO Copyright Treaty is reproduced below; the contemporaneous WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty contained analogous provisions for the benefit of performers and phonogram producers.]

  7. 7 Show/Hide More Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
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    of March 20, 1883,

    as revised at Brussels on December 14, 1900, at Washington on June 2, 1911, at The Hague on November 6, 1925, at London on June 2, 1934, at Lisbon on October 31, 1958, and at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and as amended on September 28, 1979

    Articles have been given titles to facilitate their identification. There are no titles in the signed (French) text.

  8. 8 Show/Hide More Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
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    [JB/JJ Note: The TRIPS Agreement is Annex 1C of the Marrakesh Agreement establishing the World Trade Organization, signed in Marrakesh, Morocco on 15 April 1994.]


      1. 8.3.5 Show/Hide More Section 5: Patents
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      1. 8.4.4 Show/Hide More Section 4: Special Requirements Related to Border Measures[24]
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        [24] Where a Member has dismantled substantially all controls over movement of goods across its border with another Member with which it forms part of a customs union, it shall not be required to apply the provisions of this Section at that border.
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