Intellectual Property Law Products

  • 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 – 2017-02-10 
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • E-Commerce Law

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Todd, William Craig

    Paperback – 2017-02-01 

  • 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 – 2017-01-24 
    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 – 2016-12-23 
    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 – 2016-12-07
    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
    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
    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
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • African Contributions in Shaping the Worldwide Intellectual Property System

    By Tshimanga Kongolo

    Africa is playing an increasingly more significant role in the domain of international intellectual property law, and this book underlines the contributions made by African countries as a group to the development of the current international IP system. It examines in detail their breakthrough…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • State Agency and the Patenting of Life in International Law

    Merchants and Missionaries in a Global Society

    By Bita Amani

    How should a state respond to competing international obligations where the patenting of life is concerned? Following the institutionalization of Intellectual Property in the world trading system under the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), states face…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Globalization and Law

  • Intellectual Liberty

    Natural Rights and Intellectual Property

    By Hugh Breakey

    Considering the steady increase in intellectual property rights in the last century, does it make sense to speak of ’user’s rights’ and can limitations on intellectual liberty be justified from a rights-based perspective? This book philosophically defends the importance of the public domain and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Complex Copyright

    Mapping the Information Ecosystem

    By Deborah Tussey

    This book draws on a wide selection of interdisciplinary literature discussing complex adaptive systems - including scholarship from economics, political science, evolutionary biology, cognitive science, and religion - to apply general complexity tenets to the institutions, conceptual framework,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

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