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Intellectual Property

  • Kritikaby Peter Drahos; Gustavo Ghidini; Hanns Ullrich

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The field of intellectual property has broadened and deepened in so many ways, and at such pace, that there is a tendency for academic commentators to focus on the next new thing, or to react immediately to judicial developments, rather than to reflect more deeply on the greater themes of the discipline. The Kritika: Essays on Intellectual Property... more...

  • Intellectual Property Managementby Claas Junghans; Adam Levy; Rolf Sander; Tobias Boeckh; Jan Dirk Heerma; Christoph Regierer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 100.00

    This concise introduction to European patent law and global patent perspectives combines the legal and economic perspectives to adopt a unique approach that serves both inventors -- engineers and scientists -- as well as financiers and economists. Written by experts with first-hand knowledge this book is completely up-to-date, taking into account... more...

  • Patent Pending in 24 Hoursby Richard Stim; David Pressman

    NOLO 2015; US$ 34.99

    Save your place in line at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office without all the hassle of filing a full-blown patent application. With Patent Pending in 24 Hours , you have all the forms and information you need to get the job done! more...

  • Concepts of Music and Copyrightby Andreas Rahmatian

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Copyright specialists have often focused on the exploitation of copyright of music and on infringement, but not on the question of how copyright conceptualises music. This highly topical volume brings together specialists in music, musicology and copyright law, providing a genuinely interdisciplinary research approach. It compares and contrasts the... more...

  • Patents, Human Rights and Access to Scienceby Aurora Plomer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The new millennium has been described as ‘the century of biology’, but scientific progress and access to medicines has been marred by global disputes over ownership of the science by universities and private companies. This book examines the challenges posed by the modern patent system to the right of everyone to access the benefits of science... more...

  • Trade Secrecy and International Transactionsby Elizabeth Rowe; Sharon K. Sandeen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Providing a valuable source of information on the law and practice of trade secrecy in international business transactions, this book provides concise but authoritative insight into international trade secret harmonization efforts and the trade secret laws of many countries. Trade secret law in the United States is promoted as the international standard... more...

  • Intellectual Property Policy, Law and Administration in Africaby Caroline B. Ncube

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the harmonisation of Intellectual Property (IP) policy, law and administration in Africa. Two recent developments have brought this topic to the fore. The first is the escalation of long-standing efforts to establish a Pan-African Intellectual Property Organisation (PAIPO), a continental initiative. The second is the current sub-regional... more...

  • Intellectual Property Rights and Competition in Standard Settingby Valerio Torti

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Competition and intellectual property rights (IPRs) are both necessary for a market to work efficiently and to promote consumer welfare. Properly applied, intellectual property rules define a legal framework which allows undertakings to profit from their inventions. This in turn encourages competition among firms and enhances dynamic efficiency, to... more...

  • Intellectual Property Rights as Foreign Direct Investmentsby Lukas Vanhonnaeker

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This discerning book examines the interface between intellectual property and foreign direct investments to consider one key question: how does the international investment law framework and the international legal regime regulating intellectual property converge? The book scrutinizes circumstances in which and to what extent international investment... more...

  • Copyright for Archivists and Records Managersby Tim Padfield

    Facet Publishing 2015; US$ 79.95

    As an archivist or records manager it is essential to keep up to date with the complexities of copyright legislation, and Copyright for Archivists and Records Managers will prove an invaluable tool in enabling you to do so. What is copyright? Who owns it and for how long? What rights does it confer, and what are the limitations and exceptions? This... more...