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Translating Geographical Indications for Development
Arising from recent developments at the international level, many developing countries, indigenous peoples and local communities are considering using geographical indications (GIs) to protect traditional knowledge, and to promote trade and overall economic development. Despite the considerable...
Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge
This book offers an original analysis of private copying and determines its actual scope as an area of end-user freedom. The basis of this examination is Article 5(2)(b) of the Copyright Directive. Despite the fact that copying for private and non-commercial use is permitted by virtue of this...
Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge
Crafting the Participatory Patent Bargain
There has been much written on the impact of international treaties like the Trade Related Aspects on Intellectual Property (TRIPS), which laments the failure of patent systems to respond to the interests of a diverse set of non-profit, public interest, and non-corporate entities. This book...
Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge
Cultural Signifiers in the Caribbean and the Americas
International developments since the mid-1990s have signalled an awareness of the importance and validity of traditional knowledge and cultural property. The adoption of the Convention on Biological Diversity, and the establishment of the WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property...
Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge
A Precautionary Approach
The global transmission of infectious diseases has fuelled the need for a more developed legal framework in international public health to provide prompt and specific guidance during a large-scale emergency. This book develops a means for States to take advantage of the flexibilities of compulsory...
Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge
Theory, Strategies, and Solutions
Intellectual property rights and their overlaps are considered in light of rights purposes, relying on the concept of a balance of rights as the measuring rod for assessment of the consequences resulting from the exercise of overlapping rights. Identifying the complex interface between different...
Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge
A Development Question
Intellectual Property in Global Governance critically examines the evolution of international intellectual property law-making from the build up to the TRIPS Agreement, through the TRIPS and post-TRIPS era. The book focuses on a number of thematic intellectual property issue linkages, exploring the...
Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge
Copyright Expansion and the Publishing Industry
This book examines the relationship between the legal extension of copyright duration as an enduring means of copyright protection and the growth of the UK book publishing industry as a typical creative industry reliant on copyright. The book draws on Schumpeter’s theory of creative destruction to...
Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge
The Limits of Analysis
This book explores the economic analysis of intellectual property law, with a special emphasis on the Law and Economics of informational goods in light of the past decade’s technological revolution. In recent years there has been massive growth in the Law and Economics literature focusing on...
Published October 30th 2012 by Routledge
The Biological and Genetic Resources of Developing Countries
This book considers the issue of biodiversity in developing countries in relation to intellectual-property rights, community rights and human rights. Drawing together a number of case studies of developing countries rich in biological and genetic resources including India, South Africa and Brazil,...
Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge
Well-Known Trade Marks: A Comparative Study of Japan and the EU
To Be Published February 28th 2015
The Object of Copyright: A Conceptual History of Originals and Copies in Literature, Art and Design
To Be Published March 15th 2015
Intellectual Property Policy, Law and Administration in Africa: Exploring Continental and Regional Co-operation
To Be Published October 31st 2015