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Business Law » Branding Law

PETTY'S BRANDING LAW: A GUIDE TO THE LEGAL ISSUES IN BRAND MANAGEMENT (2016)
Written by: Ross David Petty Subject Area: Business Law
Category: Branding Law
Book: 346

This book provides a comprehensive look at the legal knowledge needed for effective brand marketing, including trademark law and other important legal areas. It can work as a supplement or primary text for any class or seminar dealing with the legal aspects of branding. This book addresses the primary concerns of brand marketers who must develop legally protectable brand identifiers or elements such as the brand name and packaging, which are needed to both identify and to some degree, position the brand in the minds of consumers. While much of this book examines legal issues associated with developing a new brand, the final chapter examines legal issues related to large successful brands.

ISBN 9781634604772

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Business Law » Business Ethics

FORT'S THE VISION OF THE FIRM, 2D, WITH VIGNETTES (2017)
Written by: Timothy L. Fort Subject Area: Business Law
Category: Business Ethics
Book: 170

A revised version of the pioneering book on business ethics, this new edition contains the complete summary of the leading theories of business ethics today, and has been further changed and edited from the previous edition to make it more relevant and interesting to business ethics students.

In addition to the print book, you and your students will receive access to the eBook version and an additional eBook—Ethics Vignettes, which contains different examples of real life ethical situations in the business world.

ISBN 9781683288695

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Business Law » Business Law

WEST ACADEMIC BUSINESS LAW (2017)
Written by: West Academic Subject Area: Business Law
Category: Business Law
Book: 452

West Academic presents a comprehensive Business Law survey book that is accessible, affordable, and authoritative. Written with attention to quality and detail, and reviewed by top Business Law scholars, this book features the content and expertise you expect from the leading publisher of legal education materials.

This title includes ethical and business scenarios from topical issues ("real life law") along with the following student-friendly textual features:
• Key objectives
• Chapter overviews and introductions, as well as chapter summaries
• Sidebars, graphics, and accessible and approachable case briefs crafted specifically for students
• Highlighted key terms
• Engaging review questions and exercises
• A comprehensive glossary
• Briefed cases include: instant facts; black letter rule; issue, decision, and rationale; analysis; and, where applicable, case vocabulary

Additional digital resources are available for both faculty and students, including:
• A companion website with test banks, PowerPoint slides, and a teacher's manual for instructors
• Self-assessment questions keyed to each chapter so students can gauge their understanding of the material
• Gilbert Law Dictionary for quick access to authoritative legal definitions

ISBN 9781683286417


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Business Law » Corporate Finance

HAAS' CORPORATE FINANCE IN A NUTSHELL, 3D (2015)
Written by: Jeffrey J. Haas Subject Area: Business Law
Category: Corporate Finance
Book: 177

This up-to-date and comprehensive title covers the entire field of corporate finance, including the recent changes stemming from the Dodd-Frank Act. In addition to discussing accounting and valuation concepts, it provides extensive coverage of the legal and financial underpinnings of debt securities, preferred and common stock, and derivative instruments (options, forward contracts, futures contracts and swap contracts). It also provides sample valuation problems, answers, and explanations. Written in "plain-English," you will find the work particularly useful, with or without any business background.

ISBN 9780314289636

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KLEIN, COFFEE AND PARNOY'S BUSINESS ORGANIZATION AND FINANCE, LEGAL AND ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES, 11TH (2010)
Written by: William A. Klein, John C. Coffee Jr. and Frank Partnoy Subject Area: Business Law
Category: Corporate Finance
Book: 180

This book, in a very simple and accessible way, explains the basic economic elements and legal principles of business organization and finance. It distills in a straightforward and accessible way the essential elements of these often complex topics and explains the basic economic elements and legal principles of business organization and finance with concise, conceptual overviews. It contains a detailed introduction outlining the essential functions of corporate law. The texts also contain thought-provoking questions designed to generate classroom discussion.

ISBN 9781599414492

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Business Law » Employment Law

ROTHSTEIN, LIEBMAN, AND YURACKO'S EMPLOYMENT LAW CASES AND MATERIALS, CONCISE 8TH (2015)
Written by: Mark A. Rothstein, Lance M. Liebman, Kimberly A. Yuracko Subject Area: Business Law
Category: Employment Law
Book: 455

This title provides a concise overview of the constitutional, statutory, regulatory, and common law principles of employment law. The doctrinal development of the law is assessed in light of contemporary economic, technological, social, and political conditions.

ISBN 9781609304508

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Business Law » Entrepreneurship

DAVIDSON AND FORSYTHE'S THE ENTREPRENEUR'S LEGAL COMPANION, 2D (2017)
Written by: Daniel V. Davidson; Lynn Forsythe Subject Area: Business Law
Category: Entrepreneurship
Book: 462

This book is for students of entrepreneurship who need to understand the legal issues affecting their ventures. It will appeal to faculty and students in any class teaching entrepreneurship law in business school, and can be used as a primary text or a supplement. It is a more accessible and more comprehensive text than other books covering the same material. It uses relevant and practical examples to highlight legal issues.

The text has a great approach in its preventive law focus, one of the trends in business law and practice. Instructors would be well-served to use this book in any Entrepreneurship Law course.
David Orozco, Florida State University.

ISBN 9781683284192

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Business Law » Health Law and Ethics

PERRY AND THOMPSON'S LAW AND ETHICS IN THE BUSINESS OF HEALTH CARE (2017)
Written by: Joshua E. Perry, Dale B. Thompson Subject Area: Business Law
Category: Health Law and Ethics
Book: 477

This new textbook explores the world of healthcare law from business and ethical perspectives. It is designed to provide not only a broad survey of traditional healthcare law topics, including contracts, medical malpractice, institutional liability, and regulatory areas such as HIPAA and Stark, but also a deep dive into higher-order analysis of what makes the business of medicine unique. It does this by presenting ethical and professional conflicts in for-profit and entrepreneurial healthcare, by showing recent efforts at reform, and by engaging students with end-of-life care decisions and costs.

Chapters include excerpts from seminal and cutting-edge articles and cases chosen to illustrate legal rules and concepts, as well as to present the boundaries of long-standing debates on matters of public policy, business strategy, and ethical considerations. Cases and readings are followed by questions and exercises for either individual or group use, designed to foster classroom discussion, written skills, and critical, interdisciplinary thinking.

ISBN 9781634604840


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Business Law » Intellectual Property

SAUNDERS' INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW: LEGAL ASPECTS OF INNOVATION AND COMPETITION (2016)
Written by: Kurt M. Saunders Subject Area: Business Law
Category: Intellectual Property
Book: 349

This book is designed specifically to provide business, paralegal, legal studies or other non-law school students with a comprehensive understanding of the principal areas of intellectual property protection: trade secrets, patents, copyrights, trademarks, and the right of publicity, as well as treatment of legal protection for other valuable intangibles and international intellectual property issues.

Each chapter includes summaries of the law and excerpted cases to illustrate the application of legal rules and concepts. Applicable statutory provisions are excerpted and included for quick reference. The cases are followed by a variety of questions and comments to prompt classroom discussion, and each chapter concludes with an extensive set of discussion problems and a case study. Also accompanying each chapter are a set of writing and practical exercises to enhance student written and critical thinking skills, and to provide experiential learning as to specific tasks involved in securing and protecting intellectual property rights.

A companion site features test banks, a sample syllabi with recommendations for adaptation, an instructor's manual with answers to the exercises, and updates to the book when major changes to the law take place.


ISBN 9781634596985

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JANIS' TRADEMARK AND UNFAIR COMPETITION IN A NUTSHELL (2013)
Written by: Mark D. Janis Subject Area: Business Law
Category: Intellectual Property
Book: 351

This text provides a comprehensive treatment of trademark, unfair competition, and related areas, with international and Internet issues integrated throughout.

ISBN 9780314163417

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MILLER AND DAVIS' INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, PATENTS,TRADEMARKS, AND COPYRIGHT IN A NUTSHELL, 5TH (2012)
Written by: Arthur R. Miller; Michael H. Davis Subject Area: Business Law
Category: Intellectual Property
Book: 353

Authors Michael Davis and famed Harvard professor Arthur Miller provide authoritative coverage on the foundations of patent protection, patentability, and the patenting process. This title presents the fundamentals of trademarks and copyright laws. The text further addresses torts and property, antitrust and government regulation, concepts of federalism and state, and federal conflicts.

ISBN 9780314278340

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MYERS' PRINCIPLES OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW, 2D (2013)
Written by: Gary Myers Subject Area: Business Law
Category: Intellectual Property
Book: 187

This book provides a comprehensive survey of the entire field of intellectual property, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition, the right of publicity, and other areas of intellectual property protection. It is designed to be reader-friendly, up-to-date through September 2012, and comprehensive. It can be a study guide for an intellectual property survey course or used as a useful introduction or refresher for anyone interested in the field. The book's primary focus is on the three main fields of federal intellectual property law–copyrights, patents, and trademarks – along with important areas of state law protection (such as trade secrets, right of publicity, and contracts).

ISBN 9780314277794

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Business Law » International Business Transactions

FOLSOM, GORDON, AND VAN ALSTINE'S INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS IN A NUTSHELL, 6TH (2016)
Written by: Ralph H. Folsom; Michael Wallace Gordon; Michael P. Van Alstine Subject Area: Business Law
Category: International Business Transactions
Book: 357

This Nutshell examines the legal rules governing international trade and economic relations. After initial chapters on the legal and practical environment for trade enterprises, it analyzes the principal institutions and rules governing international trade. Special attention is paid to the World Trade Organization (WTO), the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), the WTO Dispute Settlement Body, regulation of imports (including tariff rates, customs classification and valuation, and rules of origin), and trade remedy responses to import competition. Export controls, foreign corrupt practices, preferential trade agreements, and the trade law of the European Union and the North American Free Trade Agreement are also examined. U.S. law coverage is emphasized.

ISBN 9781634599108

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FOLSOM, GORDON, SPANOGLE AND VAN ALSTINE'S INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS IN A NUTSHELL, 10TH (2016)
Written by: Ralph H. Folsom, Michael Wallace Gordon, John A. Spanogle and Michael P. Van Alstine Subject Area: Business Law
Category: International Business Transactions
Book: 191

This work examines the law and practices relevant to the principal forms of international business and commercial transactions. It includes chapters on negotiating business transactions; the law governing international sales of goods; structuring international sales transactions; financing such transactions, especially through letters of credit; technology transfers; the initiation, operation, and termination of, as well as the limitations imposed on, foreign investments; property takings, including the options for protecting against and remedies for such actions; the extraterritorial regulation of international business; anti-corruption law; and the resolution of international disputes, whether through litigation in domestic court or through international arbitration.

ISBN 9781634598934

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FOLSOM, GORDON, SPANOGLE, FITZGERALD AND VAN ALSTINE'S INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS: CONTRACTING ACROSS BORDERS, 12TH (2015)
Written by: Ralph H. Folsom, Michael Wallace Gordon, John A. Spanogle, Peter L. Fitzgerald and Michael P. Van Alstine Subject Area: Business Law
Category: International Business Transactions
Book: 194

This is a special break-out edition adapted from the authors' widely used International Business Transactions: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook. It is designed to facilitate a focused study of the contractual issues arising out of international business transactions. After a brief introduction to the conduct of business in the world community, the book uses hypothetical problems to present some of the most typical and important international contracting issues, including contract formation, commercial terms, carriage of goods, and the financing of international sales. The book also covers international dispute resolution, including both transnational litigation and international commercial arbitration.

ISBN 9781628104479

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FOLSOM, GORDON, SPANOGLE, FITZGERALD AND VAN ALSTINE'S INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS: FOREIGN INVESTMENT, 12TH (2015)
Written by: Ralph H. Folsom, Michael Wallace Gordon, John A. Spanogle, Peter L. Fitzgerald and Michael P. Van Alstine Subject Area: Business Law
Category: International Business Transactions
Book: 193

This is a special break-out edition adapted from the authors' widely used International Business Transactions: A Problem-Oriented Course Book, 12th edition. The purpose of this volume is to facilitate a focused study of the law of foreign investment. After a brief introduction to the conduct of business in the world community, the book uses hypothetical problems to present some of the most typical and important issues regarding the decision to invest, the operation of an investment, and threats to an investment such as expropriation and sovereign default. The book also includes problems on dispute resolution, including both transnational litigation and international commercial arbitration.

ISBN 9781628104301

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FOLSOM, GORDON, SPANOGLE, FITZGERALD AND VAN ALSTINE'S INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS: TRADE AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS, 12TH (2015)
Written by: Ralph H. Folsom, Michael Wallace Gordon, John A. Spanogle, Peter L. Fitzgerald and Michael P. Van Alstine Subject Area: Business Law
Category: International Business Transactions
Book: 192

The purpose of this volume is to facilitate a focused study of the law of international trade and economic relations. After a brief introduction to the conduct of business in the world community, the book uses hypothetical problems to present some of the most typical and important issues regarding imports, exports, technology transfers, and dispute settlement, in conjunction with related readings and materials.

ISBN 9781628102291

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FOLSOM, GORDON, VAN ALSTINE, AND RAMSEY'S PRINCIPLES OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS, 4TH (2017)
Written by: Ralph H. Folsom; Michael Wallace Gordon; John A. Spanogle; Michael P. Van Alstine Subject Area: Business Law
Category: International Business Transactions
Book: 355

The Fourth Edition of Principles of International Business Transactions provides a more comprehensive examination of the law relevant to the subject matter and detailed citations to caselaw and other supporting authorities. It can be used by courts and legal practitioners as a resource for research and analysis, as well as by students and professors as a supplement for any international business law course. It tracks the authors' popular problem-oriented coursebook, International Business Transactions, and their three spin-offs Contracting Across Borders, Trade and Economic Relations and Foreign Investment Law. Coverage moves sequentially from structuring international sales transactions to international sales law and letters of credit to regulation of international trade to transfers of technology to foreign investment to international business dispute settlement.

ISBN 9781634599399

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Business Law » Legal Environment of Business

FORT AND PRESSER'S THE LEGAL AND ETHICAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS (2017)
Written by: Timothy L. Fort, Stephen B. Presser Subject Area: Business Law
Category: Legal Environment of Business
Book: 453

Written by two top Business Law professors, this new title for your Legal Environment of Business Course provides a streamlined and readable text that will also include digital access to test banks and PowerPoint slides for instructors and self-assessment questions for your students.

Features include:
- Cases edited to be both succinct and comprehensible in a way that will engage the typical Legal Environment of Business student
- Extensive integration of ethical material throughout the entire book, making it appropriate for courses in both Business Law and Business Ethics, as well as a course that covers both subjects
- Access to the eBook and an additional eBook—Ethics Vignettes, which has dozens of different examples of real life ethical situations in the business world
- Up-to-date information on the current state of the law in areas such as Torts, Employment Law, and Agency
- Test Banks and PowerPoint slides for adopters and self-assessment questions for students

ISBN 9781683285496

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WEST ACADEMIC LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS (2017)
Written by: West Academic Subject Area: Business Law
Category: Legal Environment of Business
Book: 451

West Academic presents a comprehensive Legal Environment of Business Law survey book that is accessible, affordable, and authoritative. Written with attention to quality and detail, and reviewed by top Business Law scholars, this book features the content and expertise you expect from the leading publisher of legal education materials.

This title includes ethical and business scenarios from topical issues ("real life law"), along with the following student-friendly textual features:
  • Key objectives
  • Chapter overviews and introductions, as well as chapter summaries
  • Sidebars, graphics, and accessible and approachable case briefs crafted specifically for students
  • Highlighted key terms
  • Engaging review questions and exercises
  • A comprehensive glossary
  • Briefed cases include: instant facts; black letter rule; issue, decision, and rationale; analysis; and, where applicable, case vocabulary

Additional digital resources are available for both faculty and students, including:
  • A companion website with test banks, PowerPoint slides, and a teacher's manual for instructors
  • Self-assessment questions keyed to each chapter so students can gauge their understanding of the material
  • Gilbert Law Dictionary for quick access to authoritative legal definitions

ISBN 9781683286431


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Business Law » Sports Law

WEISMAN'S SPORTS LAW: THE ESSENTIALS (2017)
Written by: Steven J.J. Weisman Subject Area: Business Law
Category: Sports Law
Book: 479

This book tracks the profoundly evolving world of sports law. This evolution is seen in myriad ways, ranging on various topics: questions regarding sport and gender, the use of prosthetic devices, whether a touchdown celebration can be copywritten, and the regulation of sports gambling. Indeed, the law is constantly changing to keep pace with the rapidly evolving world of sports. This book analyzes both traditional areas of sports law—such as contract law, labor law, and violence in sports—as well as new developments in sports, such as players' privacy rights in the data derived from high-tech athletic apparel and more.

Further coverage is given to new emerging issues such as unionization of college athletes, genetic manipulation of athletes, CTE, e-sports, horseracing, social media, concerns around disabled athletes and performance enhancing drugs, as well as sports law's increased involvement with stadium financing, sports gambling, and more. Written by a business school professor, it engages the student with real-world examples and cases and includes case law that should bring the world of law into focus for a wide range of students.

This is one of the most comprehensive law texts available, with a writing style that draws the reader in. Weisman puts the law into language easily understandable for students studying sport law and those of us with little to no law background. As an athletic administrator, I particularly enjoyed the chapter on College Sports as it shares a historical view of the development of college sports while infusing the law and its application to sport. I would highly recommend this book to my sport administration colleagues and sport management students who have an interest in gaining a better understanding of the laws impacting sport at all levels. - Laurie Priest, retired Director of Athletics, Mount Holyoke College

ISBN 9781634604864

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