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  • 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...

  • Die Collage in der urheberrechtlichen Auseinandersetzung zwischen Kunstfreiheit und Schutz des geistigen Eigentumsby Ilja Czernik

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    Mit der Entstehung der Collage wurde eine Kulturrevolution in Gang gesetzt, die sich heute in vielen einzelnen Verästelungen zeigt und die dazu geführt hat, dass man die Kunst mit anderen Augen sehen muss. Das Urheberrecht hat nach wie vor in vielen Teilen auf diese kulturelle Bewegung nicht reagiert. Dies erkennend, hat es sich die vorliegende... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    Mit dem Internet sind neue Formen des Musikvertriebs (Download-Dienste etc.) entstanden, die zunehmend an die Stelle des klassischen Tonträgervertriebs treten. Diese Entwicklung stellt nicht nur die Musikindustrie, sondern auch die Verwertungsgesellschaften vor neue Herausforderungen. Die Zuständigkeit einer Verwertungsgesellschaft ist herkömmlicherweise... 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$ 86.00 US$ 78.26

    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...

  • The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Biotechnology Innovationby David Castle

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Intellectual property rights, particularly patents, occupy a prominent position in innovation systems, but to what extent they support or hinder innovation is disputed. Through the lens of biotechnology, this book covers issues at the crossroads of innovation and IPRs to evaluate claims of the positive and negative impacts of IPRs on innovation. more...

  • Intellectual Property and Sustainable Developmentby Ricardo Melendez-Ortiz; Pedro Roffe

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Experience, as well as cyclical attitudes to intellectual property (IP), shows that there is no particular 'one-size-fits-all' model of IP protection. This book explores the pervasive importance of IP in the world of globalization and the knowledge economy. more...