Focusing on trade and intellectual property policies and practices between and within North America and Europe, this book addresses gray marketing in North American and European trading blocs, U.S. trade policy, and dramatic changes in Mexican law regarding intellectual property.
Part One: Intellectual Property With in Trading Blocs 1. When Business Strategy and the Law are in Conflict: The Case of Parallel Importation in Canadian Border Communities 2. Parallel Importation and Intellectual Property Law 3. An Intellectual Property Renaissance in European Community Law 4. The Influence of the Mexican Economic and Social-Political Policies in the Regulation of Intellectual Property 5. Mexican Laws Concerning the Recognition and Enforcement of Property Rights and Intellectual Property Rights Part Two: Intellectual Property and Global Negotiations 6. U.S. Trade Policy Regarding Intellectual Property Matters 7. Unilateralism (Section 301) to Multilateralism (GATT): Settlement of International Intellectual Property Disputes After the Uruguay Round 8. Extraterritorial Assertions of Intellectual Property Rights in International Trade 9. Intellectual Property Rights, Trading Patterns and Practices, Wealth Distribution, Development and Standards of living: A North-South Perspective on Patent Law Harmonization 10. Intellectual Property and North-South Relations