Law: Intellectual Property Law

  • Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Africa: A Regional Framework for Access book cover

    Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Africa

    A Regional Framework for Access, 1st Edition

    By Olasupo Owoeye

    A major target of Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015 is the elimination of ‘the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases’ and combating ‘hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases’. Intellectual…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Intellectual Property Branding in the Developing World: A New Approach to Non-Technological Innovations book cover

    Intellectual Property Branding in the Developing World

    A New Approach to Non-Technological Innovations, 1st Edition

    By Tshimanga Kongolo

    Intellectual Property Branding in the Developing World identifies success stories in the areas of intellectual property (IP) and branding for non-technological innovation in the developing world. The author examines the relationship between IP, branding and innovation to demonstrate that innovation…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Legal Origins and the Efficiency Dilemma book cover

    Legal Origins and the Efficiency Dilemma

    1st Edition

    By Nuno Garoupa, Carlos Gómez Ligüerre, Lela Mélon

    Economists advise that the law should seek efficiency. More recently, it has been suggested that common law systems are more conducive of economic growth than code-based civil law systems. This book argues that there is no theory to support such statements and provides evidence that rejects a '…

    Paperback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge

  • The Patentability of Software: Software as Mathematics book cover

    The Patentability of Software

    Software as Mathematics, 1st Edition

    By Anton Hughes

    This book explores the question of whether software should be patented. It analyses the ways in which the courts of the US, the EU, and Australia have attempted to deal with the problems surrounding the patentability of software and describes why it is that the software patent issue should be dealt…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Collective Redress and EU Competition Law book cover

    Collective Redress and EU Competition Law

    1st Edition

    By Eda Şahin

    Exploring obstacles to effective compensation of victims of competition infringements, this book categorises the types of victims harmed and the types of losses arisen from these infringements to identify to what extent there is a need for enhanced private competition law enforcement in the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Competition Law

  • Redesigning the Global Seed Commons: Law and Policy for Agrobiodiversity and Food Security book cover

    Redesigning the Global Seed Commons

    Law and Policy for Agrobiodiversity and Food Security, 1st Edition

    By Christine Frison

    There is much current controversy over whether the rights to seeds or plant genetic resources should be owned by the private sector or be common property. This book addresses the legal and policy aspects of the multilateral seed management regime. First, it studies in detail the International…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Copyright Law and Derivative Works: Regulating Creativity book cover

    Copyright Law and Derivative Works

    Regulating Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Omri Rachum-Twaig

    Copyright law regulates creativity. It affects the way people create works of authorship ex-ante and affects the status of works of authorship significantly ex-post. But does copyright law really understand creativity? Should legal theories alone inform our regulation of the creative process? This…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Photography and the Law: Rights and Restrictions book cover

    Photography and the Law

    Rights and Restrictions, 1st Edition

    By Michael O’Flanagan

    Photographers and publishers of photographs enjoy a wide range of legal rights including freedom of expression and of publication. They have a right to create and publish photographs. They may invoke their intellectual, moral and property rights to protect and enforce their rights in their created…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Media Law

  • Open Access to Knowledge in Nigeria: A Framework for Developing Countries book cover

    Open Access to Knowledge in Nigeria

    A Framework for Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Kunle Ola

    This book provides an analysis of the legal and policy dimensions of open access to research, education and public sector information with a focus on Nigeria. Kunle shows how open access has evolved across the world and how such initiatives could be implemented in Nigeria and other countries in the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Pharmaceutical Patent Protection and World Trade Law: The Unresolved Problem of Access to Medicines book cover

    Pharmaceutical Patent Protection and World Trade Law

    The Unresolved Problem of Access to Medicines, 1st Edition

    By Jae Sundaram

    Patents, including pharmaceutical patents, enjoy extended protection for twenty years under the TRIPs Agreement. The Agreement has resulted in creating a two-tier system of the World Trade Organisation Member States, and its implementation has seen the price of pharmaceutical products skyrocket,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Parliament, Inventions and Patents: A Research Guide and Bibliography book cover

    Parliament, Inventions and Patents

    A Research Guide and Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Phillip Johnson

    This book is a research guide and bibliography of Parliamentary material, including the Old Scottish Parliament and the Old Irish Parliament, relating to patents and inventions from the early seventeenth century to 1976. It chronicles the entire history of a purely British patent law before the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Innovation, Investment and Intellectual Property in South Korea: Park to Park book cover

    Innovation, Investment and Intellectual Property in South Korea

    Park to Park, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Taplin

    South Korea known as the hermit kingdom was wrenched from its isolation in the mid-seventies with the forced industialisation of its economy by Park Chung-hee during his dictatorial regime. This led South Korea to becoming the most rapidly industialised country in the world with world class…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

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