Readership: Law school students enrolled in law courses on intellectual property and lawyers and
non-lawyers interested in intellectual property law.
Daniel Hunter and Edited by Series Editor: Dennis Patterson
Dan Hunter is Professor of Law at New York Law School. He is an expert in internet law, intellectual property, and artificial intelligence and cognitive science models of law. He holds a Ph.D. from Cambridge University on the nature of legal reasoning, computer science and law degrees from Monash University (Australia) and a Master in Laws from the University of Melbourne.
Professor Hunter held a Chair in Law at the University of Melbourne and was a tenured faculty member at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where he received the Undergraduate Teaching Award in 2000, and still teaches as an adjunct faculty member. Prior to joining Wharton he taught on the law faculty at Cambridge University. He regularly publishes on issues dealing with the intersection of computers and law, including papers dealing with the regulation of virtual worlds, the use of artificial intelligence in law, and high technology aspects of intellectual property. He is the recipient of a Fulbright Fello
an American Council of Learned Societies Research Fellowship, a Herchel Smith Research Fellowship in Intellectual Property Law, and a Science Commons Fellowship. He was one of the first scholars to examine the social significance of virtual worlds, co-founded the scholarly blog Terra Nova (terranova.blogs.com), and ran the 2006 State of Play/Terra Nova Conference at New York Law School, and the 2007 State of Play Conference in Singapore. He will convene the 2009 conference back in New York.
"... for those students and researchers who are looking for a highly stimulating, but nonetheless thorough, introduction to the topic, this book is recommended." - Luke McDonagh, Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice 7: 9
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Copyright
Chapter 3: Patent
Chapter 4: Trademark
Chapter 5: Trade Secrets
Chapter 6: Related Rights