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  • The Eye of the Lawby Michael Stolleis

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95

    Written by the eminent German legal historian, Michael Stolleis, these two ‘Essays on Legal History’ offer an original and compelling history of the symbolism through which law is characterised as being 'above' us. In ‘The Eye of the Law’, the history of this metaphor is followed from antiquity through to the present day: from the Greek Eye of Justice,... more...

  • Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Competition Lawby J. Drexl

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 60.00

    Explores the interface between competition and intellectual property law. This work discusses issues ranging from the fundamental to the specific, each considered from the angle of cartels, dominant positions, and mergers. It covers topics including technology licensing, the doctrine of exhaustion, network industries, innovation, and copyright. more...

  • Global Intellectual Property Lawby G Dutfield; U Suthersanen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 70.00

    Traces the evolving remits of intellectual property, which are expanding to embrace fresh subject matter and increase the scope of protection. This book examines the impact of intellectual property on the international stage, especially in respect of trade, development, economics and biological and cultural diversity. more...

  • Intellectual Property and Traditional Cultural Expressions in a Digital Environmentby C.B Graber; M. Burri-Nenova

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    In the face of increasing globalisation, and a collision between global communication systems and local traditions, this book offers trans-disciplinary analyses of the value of traditional cultural expressions (TCE) and suggests appropriate protection mechanisms for them. It is suitable for those working on governance and human rights issues. more...

  • Intellectual Property in the Global Trading Systemby Wei Shi

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 151.77

    Having explored multifaceted issues of IPR enforcement, this book argues that IPR enforcement problem is not an actual outcome of Confucian philosophy and "to steal a book" is not an "elegant offence." This book demonstrates that counterfeiting and piracy are common inevitable consequences of inadequate economic development and a by-product of a unique... more...

  • Globalisation and the Western Legal Traditionby David B. Goldman

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 48.00

    Exploring what globalisation can teach us about Western legal tradition through seminal events. more...

  • Patent Law and Theoryby T. Takenaka

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 60.00

    Offers a comprehensive research source for patent protection in three major jurisdictions: the United States, Europe and Japan. Offering tips for practitioners to protect their intellectual assets in technologies effectively in the global market, this book is of interest to legal scholars and students, as well as lawyers and patent attorneys. more...

  • Who Owns You?by David Koepsell

    Wiley 2009; US$ 103.95 US$ 93.56

    Who Owns You? is a comprehensive exploration of the numerous philosophical and legal problems of gene patenting. Provides the first comprehensive book-length treatment of this subject Develops arguments regarding moral realism, and provides a method of judgment that attempts to be ideologically neutral Calls for public attention and policy... more...

  • Law, Knowledge, Cultureby J.E. Anderson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    The challenge of how to prevent the unauthorized use of indigenous knowledge has become a problem perceived to be best solved by and managed through an intellectual property regime. This book offers a socio-legal study of the emergence of indigenous interests in intellectual property law. more...

  • Gene Cartelsby L. Palombi

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Explores how patents have been used as an economic protectionist tool, developing and evolving to the point where thousands of patents have been ultimately granted, not over inventions, but over isolated or purified biological materials. This book questions whether the continuing grant of patents can be justified when they are used to suppress. more...