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Professor Tu Co-authors New IP Law Guide

WVU Law Professor Shine "Sean" Tu

MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA — WVU Law professor Shine Tu has contributed to a new book on U.S.copyright, patent, and trademark law.

“Fundamentals of United States Intellectual Property Law” (Wolters Kluwer, 2018) is a comprehensive review of U.S. copyright, patent, and trademark laws. The book offers extensive explanations of each primary statute while examining significant case law.

Tu wrote the patent law section of the book, encompassing seven chapters and covering materials from sources of United States patent law to patent design. His co-authors are Amanda Reid, a journalism and law professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Kenneth Port, a professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law.

Book cover for Fundamentals of United States Intellectual Property Law

This is the revised and updated sixth edition of “Fundamentals of United States Intellectual Property Law."

Tu joined the WVU Law faculty in 2011. He is the current associate dean for faculty research and scholarship.


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