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  • Wahrnehmung von Online-Musikrechten durch Verwertungsgesellschaften im Binnenmarktby Robert Heine

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 137.40

    As a result of the Internet, new forms of selling and distributing music have developed that are increasingly replacing the traditional distribution channels. This development is a challenge not only to the music industry but to collecting societies as well. The cooperation between national and international collecting societies is constantly... more...

  • Who Owns You?by David Koepsell

    Wiley 2009; US$ 103.95 US$ 90.09

    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...

  • OECD Patent Statistics Manualby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 77.00

    This 2009 edition of the  OECD Patent Statistics Manual  takes stock of the recent developments in the field. It provides guiding principles for the use of patent data in the context of S&T measurement, and recommendations for the compilation and interpretation of patent indicators in this context. It aims to show what patent statistics... more...

  • Intellectual Property Policy Reformby C. Arup

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Argues that reforms to intellectual property (IP) should be based on the ways IP is interacting with technologies, business models, work patterns and social mores. This book identifies IP reform proposals and experiments, indicating how more rigor and independence can be built into the grant of IP rights so that genuine innovations are recognized. more...

  • Intellectual Property Enforcementby X. Li

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    The enforcement of TRIPS-plus standards on Intellectual Property (IP) has become one of the significant challenges for developing countries. This book examines the trend towards increasing global IP enforcement, case law developments, abuse of IP enforcement procedures, and provides considerations and recommendations for developing countries. more...

  • Peer-to-Peer File Sharing and Secondary Liability in Copyright Lawby A. Strowel

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Offers a comprehensive review on the issue of secondary liability for copyright infringement, particularly P2P file sharing and online infringements. This book also analyses the relevant case law on third-party liability and their implications for the future. more...

  • Human Rights and Intellectual Property Rightsby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 229.00

    This collection offers an overview of the issues involved concerning the interface between human rights and intellectual property rights (IPRs). It makes clear that two schools of thought have developed. The first school maintains that human rights and IPRs are in fundamental conflict. Strong protection of IP is incompatible with human rights obligations.... more...

  • Intellectual Property Rights and the Life Science Industriesby Graham Dutfield

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 76.00 US$ 69.16

    This book is a highly readable and entertaining account of the co-evolution of the patent system and the life science industries since the mid-19th century. The pharmaceutical industries have their origins in advances in synthetic chemistry and in natural products research. Both approaches to drug discovery and business have shaped patent law, as have... more...