Intellectual Property Law Products

  • Protecting Traditional Knowledge

    The WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore

    Edited by Daniel F. Robinson, Ahmed Abdel-Latif, Pedro Roffe

    This is the first comprehensive review of the Intergovernmental Committee (IGC) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) established in 2000. It provides an in-depth consideration of the key thematic areas within WIPO discussions – genetic resources (GRs), traditional knowledge (TK)…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • International Patent Rights Harmonisation

    The Case of China

    By Weinian Hu

    With reference to China, this book examines the course of international patent rights harmonisation; its characteristics as well as impediments. It evaluates China’s patent law development over the course of the last three decades by drawing on the most up-to-date Chinese language sources. In the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Cultural Property

    Edited by Jane Anderson, Haidy Geismar

    The Routledge Companion to Cultural Property contains new contributions from scholars working at the cutting edge of cultural property studies, bringing together diverse academic and professional perspectives to develop a coherent overview of this field of enquiry. The global range of authors use…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Ethics and Law of Intellectual Property

    Current Problems in Politics, Science and Technology

    By Christian Lenk, Nils Hoppe

    Divided into three parts, this edited volume gives an overview of current topics in law and ethics in relation to intellectual property. It addresses practical issues encountered in everyday situations in politics, research and innovation, as well as some of the underlying theoretical concepts. In…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Creating Selves

    Intellectual Property and the Narration of Culture

    By Johanna Gibson

    The concept of creativity, together with concerns over access to creativity and knowledge, are currently the subject of international debate and unprecedented public attention, particularly in the context of international developments in intellectual property laws. Not only are there significant…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Globalization and Law

  • Contemporary Issues in Pharmaceutical Patent Law

    Setting the Framework and Exploring Policy Options

    Edited by Bryan Mercurio, Daria Kim

    This collection reflects on contemporary and contentious issues in international rulemaking in regards to pharmaceutical patent law. With chapters from both well-established and rising scholars, the collection contributes to the understanding of the regulatory framework governing pharmaceutical…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Well-Known Trade Marks

    A Comparative Study of Japan and the EU

    By Hiroko Onishi

    This book considers the effectiveness of well-known trade mark protection at an international level. It particularly considers EU trade mark law from Japanese perspectives, and provides a practical and critical overview of trade mark law in Japan, including the historical development of the law and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Research and Development on Genetic Resources

    Public Domain Approaches in Implementing the Nagoya Protocol

    Edited by Evanson Chege Kamau, Gerd Winter, Peter-Tobias Stoll

    National implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) provisions has yielded enough challenges for providers and users of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge alike. The Nagoya Protocal brings novel ideas for resolving the challenges plaguing the Access and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Legal Origins and the Efficiency Dilemma

    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 '…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    The Economics of Legal Relationships

  • Law, Art and the Commons

    By Merima Bruncevic

    The concept of the cultural commons has become increasingly important for legal studies. Within this field, however, it is a contested concept: at once presented as a sphere for creativity, democratic access and freedom of speech, and as one that denies property rights and misappropriates the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Intellectual Property Rights and the Life Science Industries

    A Twentieth Century History

    By Graham Dutfield

    This book analyses the history of the international patent regime and the life science industries, both of which can be traced back to the late 19th century. The development of patent law is inextricably linked to expanding capacities to elucidate, manipulate and commercially exploit the molecular…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Globalization and Law

  • A Philosophy of Intellectual Property

    By Peter Drahos

    Are intellectual property rights like other property rights? More and more of the world’s knowledge and information is under the control of intellectual property owners. What are the justifications for this? What are the implications for power and for justice of allowing this property form to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

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