Intellectual Property Law Products

  • Video Game Policy

    Production, Distribution, and Consumption

    Edited by Steven Conway, Jennifer deWinter

    This book analyzes the effect of policy on the digital game complex: government, industry, corporations, distributors, players, and the like. Contributors argue that digital games are not created nor consumed outside of the complex power relationships that dictate the full production and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Intellectual Property Rights and Competition in Standard Setting

    Objectives and tensions

    By Valerio Torti

    Competition and intellectual property rights (IPRs) are both necessary for a market to work efficiently and to promote consumer welfare. Properly applied, intellectual property rules define a legal framework which allows undertakings to profit from their inventions. This in turn encourages…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Genetic Resources as Natural Information

    Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol

    By Manuel Ruiz Muller

    Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS), this book is based on the premise that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateralism and contracts undermine capacities to achieve fairness and equity.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • Science and Technology in International Economic Law

    Balancing Competing Interests

    Edited by Bryan Mercurio, Kuei-Jung Ni

    Science and technology plays an increasingly important role in the continued development of international economic law. This book brings together well-known and rising scholars to explore the status and interaction of science, technology and international economic law. The book reviews the place of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • Health Technologies and International Intellectual Property Law

    A Precautionary Approach

    By Phoebe Li

    The global transmission of infectious diseases has fuelled the need for a more developed legal framework in international public health to provide prompt and specific guidance during a large-scale emergency. This book develops a means for States to take advantage of the flexibilities of compulsory…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Networks of Power in Digital Copyright Law and Policy

    Political Salience, Expertise and the Legislative Process

    By Benjamin Farrand

    In this book, Benjamin Farrand employs an interdisciplinary approach that combines legal analysis with political theory to explore the development of copyright law in the EU. Farrand utilises Foucault’s concept of Networks of Power and Culpepper’s Quiet Politics to assess the adoption and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Cybercrime

    Key Issues and Debates

    By Alisdair A. Gillespie

    As technology develops and internet-enabled devices become ever more prevalent new opportunities exist for that technology to be exploited by criminals. One result of this is that cybercrime is increasingly recognised as a distinct branch of criminal law. This book is designed for students studying…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-06
    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-Tobais 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…

    Hardback – 2015-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies

    Edited by Eduardo Navas, Owen Gallagher, xtine burrough

    The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies comprises contemporary texts by key authors and artists who are active in the emerging field of remix studies. As an organic international movement, remix culture originated in the popular music culture of the 1970s, and has since grown into a rich cultural…

    Hardback – 2014-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Handbook of Social Media and the Law

    By Laura Scaife

    Billions of minutes a month are spent globally on social media. This raises not only serious legal issues, but also has a clear impact on everyday commercial activity. This book considers the significant legal developments that have arisen due to social media. It provides an expert explanation of…

    Hardback – 2014-11-19
    Informa Law from Routledge

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