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Law And Technology In The Pacific Community

1st Edition

By Philip S.C. Lewis


344 pages

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Most would agree that business and trade are now carried out in an international environment, but it is much less widely recognized that the practice of the law of business and technology is also becoming internationalized. Indeed, in many ways we seem to be rapidly moving toward a world legal order that may parallel the world economic order. In th

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Approaches from Social Science -- Law, Legal Institutions, and Economic Development -- The Thomas Theorem of Mega Lawyering -- Computers, Competition, and the Revitalization of the U.S. Patent System -- The Internationalization of the Legal Profession -- The International Legal Community in the Pacific Basin -- The Growth of the Bar and the Changes in the Lawyer’s Role: Korea’s Dilemma -- Law and Institutions on the Pacific Rim -- The Role of Government and Lawyers in the Development of the Semiconductor/Computer Industry in Japan -- The Role of Lawyers in the Economic Development of Korea -- Litigation in Silicon Valley Industries -- Property Rights in an Advanced Capitalist Economy -- Lochner v. New York in Japan: Protecting Economic Liberties in a Country Governed by Bureaucrats -- Administrative Control of Japanese Judges -- Education for the New Lawyer -- Challenges to Legal Education in Korea -- Legal Education in Japan -- Implications of International Legal Integration for Law Teaching

About the Author

Philip S.C. Lewis was formerly a Senior Research Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and currently works with the Silicon Valley Research Project at the Stanford Law School. He is also engaged in a study of the work of lawyers in the high-technology field in England.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General