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  • The Object of Copyright

    A Conceptual History of Originals and Copies in Literature, Art and Design

    By Stina Teilmann-Lock

    Recent years have seen a number of pressing developments in copyright law: there has been an enormous increase in the range and type of work accorded protection; the concept of the ‘original work’ has entered into national copyright acts; and intangible entities are now entitled to protection by…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Extending the Protection of Geographical Indications

    Case Studies of Agricultural Products in Africa

    Edited by Michael Blakeney, Thierry Coulet, Getachew Alemu Mengistie, Marcelin Tonye Mahop

    The TRIPS Agreement (for trade-related intellectual property rights) provides for the general protection of geographical indications (GIs) of product origin, including for example the special protection of wines and spirits and for the creation of a multilateral register for wines. The African…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Intellectual Property and Genetically Modified Organisms

    A Convergence in Laws

    By Charles Lawson, Berris Charnley

    Taking a global viewpoint, this volume addresses issues arising from recent developments in the enduring and topical debates over Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and their relationship to Intellectual Property (IP). The work examines changing responses to the growing acceptance and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    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 – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • 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 the case of China’s patent law development over the course of the last three decades by drawing on the most up-to-date Chinese language…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Community Resources

    Intellectual Property, International Trade and Protection of Traditional Knowledge

    By Johanna Gibson

    Protection of traditional knowledge and resources is of critical concern not only to the groups involved but also to the international trading community for which these resources are of increasing economic importance. This work examines the concept of 'community', intellectual property models and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Globalization and Law

  • Food Security, Biological Diversity and Intellectual Property Rights

    By Muriel Lightbourne

    This volume advances the claim that the FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) adopted in 2001 is the only existing international agreement with the potential to promote food security, conservation of biodiversity and equity. However, for…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-02-27
    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

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