“Judges complain constantly, though privately, about attorneys quoting dicta from court opinions as authority. Instead of word searches, smart attorneys should turn to Kane’s penetrating analysis of the precedents as the foundation of their research, for there is no better starting point than the Fifth Edition of Kane on Trademark Law. In addition, practitioners can easily and instantaneously find the point in question in this very well formatted, clearly articulated treatise. ”
—Judge Paul Michel (Former Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit)
”[Kane on Trademark Law] is a reference tool that all trademark attorneys, both those who prosecute and those who litigate, should have close at hand.”
—Jeffrey M. Samuels, Esq., Law Office of Jeffrey M. Samuels, P.C., and former Assistant Commissioner for Trademarks, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Many trademark law books are too theoretical in nature to be useful to practitioners and too difficult to read for non-lawyers who are seeking trademark protection.
PLI’s Kane on Trademark Law is decidedly different, bringing attorneys the practical instruction they need to help clients and offering interested laypersons the accessible legal coverage they’ve been seeking — all in one convenient, easy-to-read volume.
Kane on Trademark Law shows you how to select and develop trademarks that won’t trigger costly legal disputes; use and maintain trademarks in ways that will protect them over the long term; and license and expand trademark rights to maximize the full value of trademarks. Kane on Trademark Law also helps you to protect trademarks in court, by showing you how to prove various types of infringement and other legitimate threats. At the same time, this versatile resource highlights a variety of proven legal defenses against claims made by plaintiffs at trial. Included are step-by-step checklists, laborsaving sample forms, and full-color examples of effective trademarks.
Updated at least once a year and including a searchable CD, Kane on Trademark Law is an essential reference for trademark specialists and other intellectual property attorneys, non-specialists assisting individual in trademark matters, corporate lawyers, trademark officials, and individuals seeking trademark protection.