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  • Handbook on the Economics of Copyrightby R. Watt

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    Featuring expert contributors from around the world, this book offers insight into the vital theoretical and practical aspects of the economics of copyright. Topics discussed include fair use, performers’ rights, copyright and trade, online music streaming, internet piracy, copyright and visual art markets, and open source publishing. In addition... more...

  • Research Handbook on Transparencyby P. Ala?i; R. G. Vaughn

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    ‘For me this book could have been titled, "Everything I Ever Wanted To Know About Transparency Policy And Law—But Didn’t Know Enough To Ask." It is masterful and unmatched in depth, scope, and acuity. It convincingly analyzes the complexities of transparency on a comparative basis in terms of goals, culture and government,... more...

  • The Copyright Warsby Peter Baldwin

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Today?s copyright wars can seem unprecedented. Sparked by the digital revolution that has made copyright?and its violation?a part of everyday life, fights over intellectual property have pitted creators, Hollywood, and governments against consumers, pirates, Silicon Valley, and open-access advocates. But while the digital generation can be forgiven... more...

  • Intellectual Property and Traditional Knowledge in the Global Economyby Teshager W. Dagne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Arising from recent developments at the international level, many developing countries, indigenous peoples and local communities are considering using geographical indications (GIs) to protect traditional knowledge, and to promote trade and overall economic development. Despite the considerable enthusiasm over GIs in diverse quarters, there is an... more...

  • Entflechtung als Abhilfemaßnahmen im europäischen und deutschen Missbrauchsrechtby Bastian Voell

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2014; US$ 39.65

    Die Praxis der Europäischen Kommission, Veräußerungszusagen nunmehr auch im Kartellverfahrensrecht anzunehmen, hat die Debatte um die Zulässigkeit und Sinnhaftigkeit von Entflechtungen im Kartellrecht neu entfacht. Mit der Angleichung von § 32 Abs. 2 GWB an Art. 7 VO 1/2003 durch die achte GWB-Novelle und der diskutierten, letztlich aber nicht erfolgten... more...

  • Boosting Pharmaceutical Innovation in the Post-TRIPS Eraby B. Kiliç

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This timely book investigates the concept of innovation and illustrates the crucial role that patent strategies play within processes of pharmaceutical innovation. Drawing on extensive country and company case studies, it identifies the key issues relevant to the revival of local pharmaceutical industries. Based on an understanding of the post-TRIPS... more...

  • Miturhebergemeinschaft und Miturhebergesellschaftby Elena Blobel

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 103.96

    Die Arbeit setzt sich mit dem Zusammenspiel von Urheberrecht und dem Recht der Gesellschaft Bürgerlichen Rechts (GbR) am Beispiel der Miturhebergemeinschaft auseinander. Dabei geht es nicht nur um die Frage der analogen Anwendbarkeit dieser Vorschriften, sondern auch um die gesonderte Untersuchung der vertraglich entstehenden Miturhebergesellschaft,... more...

  • The Protection of Geographical Indicationsby M. Blakeney

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘The Protection Of Geographical Indications offers a much-needed and comprehensive analysis of GIs and looks, in particular, at their legal treatment in the international context, under European laws, and in the United Kingdom. In this context, the author offers a detailed discussion of the history of GI protection along with a comprehensive breakdown... more...

  • Global Environmental Law at a Crossroadsby R. V. Percival; J. Lin; W. Piermattei

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘This is a remarkable publication wherein leading world’s environmentalists discuss in an informed and transparent manner the global, regional and national environmental challenges. The unique character of this book is that it links global issues of the environment (sustainable development; the creation of the World Environmental organization)... more...

  • Toward A More Balanced Approach: Rethinking and Readjusting Copyright Systems in the Digital Network Eraby Jie Hua

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Based on comparative research concerning both international conventions and laws, regulations, policies and cases from different jurisdictions, this book puts forward proposals for recovering the balance of interests between copyright holders, technological intermediaries and public users with regard to the access to, distribution and exploitation... more...