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This multi-disciplinary, multi-jurisdictional assortment bargains the 1st ever full-scale research of criminal fictions. Its concentration is on fictions in criminal perform, analyzing and comparing their roles in a number of varied parts of perform (e.g. in Tort legislations, felony legislations and highbrow estate legislations) and in several occasions and locations (e.g. in Roman legislations, Rabbinic legislations and the typical Law). the gathering methods the subject partially in the course of the dialogue of definite key classical statements via theorists together with Jeremy Bentham, Alf Ross, Hans Vaihinger, Hans Kelsen and Lon Fuller. the gathering opens with the first-ever translation into English of Kelsen’s overview of Vaihinger’s as though. The 17 chapters are divided into 4 components: 1) a dialogue of the critical theories of fictions, as above, with a spotlight on Kelsen, Bentham, Fuller and classical pragmatism; 2) a dialogue of the connection among fictions and language; three) a theoretical and ancient exam and assessment of fictions within the universal legislation; and four) an account of fictions in numerous perform components and in several criminal cultures. the gathering might be of curiosity to theorists and historians of felony reasoning, in addition to students and practitioners of the legislations extra commonly, in either universal and civil legislation traditions.

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7, 345, 369, 376, 384, 387 Walter v Ashton (1902) 2 Ch 282 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319, 331 Walter v Lane [1900] AC 539 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173, 174, 197 Walter v Steinkopff [1892] 3 Ch 489 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246 Wang’s Application [1991] RPC 463 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Ward’s Application (1912) 29 RPC 79 .

367 Wombles v Wombles Skips [1977] RPC 99 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168, 320 Wood v Boosey (1868) LR 3 QB 223 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180, 212 Woodward v Hutchins [1977] 2 All ER 751 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145–47 Worsley (E) & Co Ltd v Cooper [1939] 1 All ER 290 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 Worthington Pumping Engine Co v Moore (1903) 20 RPC 41 . . . . . . . . .

227 xxxv Principles of Intellectual Property Law Kennard v Lewis [1983] FSR 346 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237, 240 Kenrick v Lawrence (1890) 25 QBD 99 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181, 226 Kestos v Kempat (1936) 53 RPC 139 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286 Keurkoop v Nancy Keen Gifts [1982] ECR 2853. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 434 King Features Syndicate v O and M Kleeman [1941] 2 All ER 403 .

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