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- Artech House 2006; US$ 89.00
The emerging commercial application of nanotechnoloy involves devices, processes, and materials that are manipulated at the atomic and molecular level. This first-of-its-kind resource identifies and describes the legal and policy initiatives aimed at encouraging or restricting nanotech research and applications. The book offers an up-to-date understanding... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 113.40
'Proving' the cause of the plaintiff's injury in personal injury litigation often entails significant challenges, particularly when science cannot identify the cause of a biological phenomenon or when the nature of this cause is debatable. This problem is frequently encountered in medical malpractice cases, where the limitations of scientific knowledge... more...
- International Development Research Centre 1994; US$ 25.00
The recent GATT agreement and the Biodiversity Convention have moved intellectual property rights to the centre of South-North relations. Decisions about intellectual property, particularly for plant life,have major implications for food security, agriculture, rural development,and the environment for every country in the South and the North. For the... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 35.00
Volume 1 offers policymakers a clear description of the facts, the fights, and the fora relevant to the ownership, conservation, and exchange of genetic resources. Readers new to these issues will learn from this book why germplasm is important and how it relates to trade negotiations, intellectual property disputes, and food and health security, both... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 72.00
This book offers a 'genealogical' explanation of law's normativity. The term 'genealogical' conveys a commitment to a non-metaphysical type of enquiry. While it explains how law, as a normative phenomenon, comes about, it does not seek to ground law's normativity in anything but the context of social interaction giving rise to it. Legal normativity... more...
- CABI 2004; US$ 120.00
This volume of 24 chapters reviews the regulatory changes in agricultural biotechnology. It primarily considers the relationship between these changes and innovation, market development and international trade. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 160.00
Motivated by recent events and experiences in antitrust enforcement and policy in the United States and the European Union, and new insights and findings from academic research, this book presents a collection of theoretical, empirical and public policy-oriented articles representing recent research on the political-economy of antitrust. Political-economy... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 126.00
This book follows and complements the previous volume Biotechnology and International Law (Hart 2006) bringing a specific focus on human rights. It is the result of a collaborative effort which brings together the contributions of a select group of experts from academia and from international organisations with the purpose of discussing the extent... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 59.95
Providing a broad overview of how a variety of different legal principles may advance or hinder efforts to commercialize nanotechnology, "Nanotechnology: Legal Aspects" discusses intellectual property rights in terms of acquiring rights to specific products and producing such products without infringing on the rights of others. It examines... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 209.00
The carriage of goods by sea mainly focuses on loss of or damage to goods. There are voluminous discussions and texts on this issue. By contrast, the issue of loss or damage from goods has been paid little attention. Ever-increasing numbers of dangerous goods are carried by sea today. This increase draws attention to explosions or fire on ships, spillages,... more...