The Law of Personal Property

 

Overview
The Law of Personal Property

9781847037992
Aug 2013
Hardback

The Law of Personal Property provides a treatment of personal property and covers both tangible and intangible property, including things in action, intellectual property rights and shares and securities. It also examines all modes of dealing with or transferring interests in intangible property.  

This title:

•  In-depth treatment of both tangible and intangible personal property, including things in action, intellectual property rights and shares and securities
•  Adopts a consistent analytical approach differentiating (i) the interests in things recognised by English law, (ii) the various modes of acquiring such interests, and (iii) the various modes and procedures for vindicating or enforcing those interests
•  Analyses and explicates key cases from a variety of jurisdictions
•  Covers all modes of dealing with or transferring interests in intangible property
•  Reviews commercial topics such as retention of title clauses and Quistclose trusts by locating them within the wider common law and equitable principles
•  Extends to the private international law (conflicts), insolvency and procedural issues which arise in respect of personalty
•  Examines in detail the various interests in personal property, exploring such concepts as ownership, possession and bailment, as well as equitable interests
•  Considers the various ways of acquiring and transferring interests
•  Discusses how interests are protected and enforced, in common law and in equity
•  Explores the legal principles in depth, with detailed analysis of case law
•  Deals with the property aspects of sale of goods
•  Analyses all modes of dealing with or transferring interests in intangible property
•  Covers security interests
•  Deals with the private international law, insolvency and procedural issues