The IPKat Book of the Year 2018 Winners are...



With over 722 votes from IPKat readers, the winners of the 2018 IPKat Book of the Year Award are....

Best Patent Book

The Nominations were: 
Patent Pledges Global Perspectives on Patent Law's Private Ordering Frontier edited by Jorge Contreras and Meredith Jacob
Patent Wars How Patents Impact Our Daily Lives by Thomas F. Cotter
Unified Patent Protection in Europe A Commentary edited by Winfried Tilmann and Clemens Plassmann
The Right to Employee Inventions in Patent Law Debunking the Myth of Incentive Theory by Kazuhide Odaki

And the winner is... Patent Pledges Global Perspectives on Patent Law's Private Ordering Frontier edited by Jorge L. Contreras and Meredith Jacob ! [Kat Review here]

Patent Pledges      


Best Copyright Book

The Nominations were: 
Propertizing European Copyright, by Caterina Sganga
Laddie, Prescot and Vitoria, Modern Law of Copyright
Reconciling Copyright with Cumulative Creativity: The Third Paradigm by Giancarlo Frosio
Non-Conventional Copyright edited by Enrico Bonadio and Nicola Lucchi
Public Rights: Copyright's Public Domains by Graham Greenleaf and David Lindsay

And the winner is... a tie! Propertizing European Copyright, by Caterina Sganga [Kat review here] and Laddie, Prescot and Vitoria, Modern Law of Copyright [Kat review here] !

    

Best Trade Mark Book

The Nominations were: 
The Protection of Non-Traditional Trademarks: Critical Perspectives by Irene Calboli and Martin Senftleben
Kerly's Law of Trade Marks and Trade Name
Contentious Trade Mark Registry Proceedings, Michael Edenborough

And the winner is...The Protection of Non-Traditional Trademarks: Critical Perspectives by Irene Calboli and Martin Senftleben !


   

Best Design Book 

The Nominations were: 
David Stone's European Design Law: A Practitioner's Guide
The EU Design Approach: A Global Appraisal by Annette Kur, Marianne Levin and Jens Schovsbo

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European Union Design Law






    

Best IP Book of the Year

The Nominations were: 
Intellectual Property and the Judiciary by Christophe Geiger
Rethinking intellectual property, Gustavo Ghidini
Trade Secrets and Employee Mobility by Magdalena Kolasa
The Subject Matter of Intellectual Property, Justine Pila

And the winner is... Intellectual Property and the Judiciary, edited by Christophe Geiger, Craig Allen Nard and and Xavier Seuba !
Intellectual Property and the Judiciary     

Congratulations to the winners of the prestigious Kat prize and thank you to all the readers who voted! 
The IPKat Book of the Year 2018 Winners are... The IPKat Book of the Year 2018 Winners are... Reviewed by Hayleigh Bosher on Saturday, January 12, 2019 Rating: 5

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