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  • 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 – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Protecting Traditional Knowledge

    The WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore, 1st Edition

    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)…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Law, Art and the Commons

    1st Edition

    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, but one that denies property rights and misappropriates the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Mapping Place Names of India

    1st Edition

    By Anu Kapur

    This book is the first of its kind to chart the terrain of contemporary India’s many place names. It explores different ‘place connections’, investigates how places are named and renamed, and looks at the forces that are remaking the future place name map of India. Lucid and accessible, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge India

  • Contemporary Issues in Pharmaceutical Patent Law

    Setting the Framework and Exploring Policy Options, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • The State of Copyright

    The complex relationships of cultural creation in a globalized world, 1st Edition

    By Debora Halbert

    This book seeks to make an intervention into the ongoing debate about the scope and intensity of global copyright laws. While mapping out the primary actors in the context of globalization and the modern political economy of information ownership, the argument is made that alternatives to further…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Art, Media Design, and Postproduction

    Open Guidelines on Appropriation and Remix, 1st Edition

    By Eduardo Navas

    Art, Media Design, and Postproduction: Open Guidelines on Appropriation and Remix offers a set of open-ended guidelines for art and design studio-based projects. The creative application of appropriation and remix are now common across creative disciplines due to the ongoing recycling and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge

  • Intellectual Property Policy, Law and Administration in Africa

    Exploring Continental and Sub-regional Co-operation, 1st Edition

    By Caroline B. Ncube

    This book examines the harmonisation of Intellectual Property (IP) policy, law and administration in Africa. Two recent developments have brought this topic to the fore. The first is the escalation of long-standing efforts to establish a Pan-African Intellectual Property Organisation (PAIPO), a…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Intellectual Property Rights and Competition in Standard Setting

    Objectives and tensions, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Online File Sharing

    Innovations in Media Consumption, 1st Edition

    By Jonas Andersson Schwarz

    It is apparent that file sharing on the Internet has become an emerging norm of media consumption—especially among young people. This book provides a critical perspective on this phenomenon, exploring issues related to file sharing, downloading, peer-to-peer networks, "piracy," and (not least)…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Comedia

  • Information, Freedom and Property

    The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mireille Hildebrandt, Bibi van den Berg

    This book addresses issues on the nexus of freedom of and property in information, while acknowledging that both hiding and exposing information may affect our privacy. It inquires into the physics, the technologies, the business models, the governmental strategies and last but not least the legal…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Energy Law and the Sustainable Company

    Innovation and corporate social responsibility, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Park, Duncan Magnus Park

    What kind of decision-making should multinationals engage in to create a sustainable company? There is substantial debate over why CEOs, senior management and Boards of Directors make the wrong decisions by not asking the right questions, with the result that not only is the company itself damaged,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

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