The June 2005 issue of Sweet & Maxwell's monthly European Intellectual Property Review has now been published. As ever, there's lots of interesting content. For example,
* there's a good article by Professor Paul Torremans (University of Nottingham) on determining which law applies to ownership and authorship disputes between employers and employees;Modesty all but inhibits IPKat co-owner Jeremy from mentioning his own piece, "Pouring Oil on Troubled Waters or Inflaming the Passions? Comptrollers' Opinions and the Quest for Happiness", which many readers of this blog read and commented on during its draft phase. Thank you, all of you, for taking the trouble to do so.Amanda Michaels: explains that design protection is "real", not "ephemeral"
* Amanda Michaels writes an obituary for the "pattern parts" crusade following Mann J's decision last December in Dyson v Qualtex.