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Intellectual Property

  • Patent Trollsby William J. Watkins; William F. Shughart II

    Independent Institute 2014; US$ 13.99

    Stiflers of innovation, patent trolls use overbroad patents based on dated technology to threaten litigation and bring infringement suits against inventors. Trolls, also known as nonpracticing entities (NPEs), typically do not produce products or services but are in the business of litigation. They lie in wait for someone to create a process or product... more...

  • TRIPS and Developing Countriesby G. Ghidini; R. J. R. Peritz; M. Ricolfi

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    TRIPS reflects the dominant view that enforcing strong intellectual property rights is necessary to solve problems of trade and development. The global ensemble of authors in this collection ask, how can TRIPS mature further into an institution that supports a view of economic development which incorporates the human rights ethic already at work in... more...

  • The Utopian Human Right to Science and Cultureby Anna Maria Andersen Nawrot

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book explores the question of whether the ideal right to science and culture exists. It proposes that the human right to science and culture is of a utopian character and argues for the necessity of the existence of such a right by developing a philosophical project situated in postmodernity, based on the assumption of ‘thinking in terms... more...

  • The Logic of Innovationby Johanna Gibson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95

    This book examines the efficacy and relevance in a digital environment of intellectual property and the nature of innovation and creativity, by means of an interlocutory through literature and the imagination of new scenarios for language, business and legal reform. Using an original and therapeutic approach the author presents a new theory of familiar... more...

  • Internet Privacy Rightsby Paul Bernal

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 96.00

    What rights to privacy do we have on the internet, and how can we make them real? more...

  • Patent, Copyright & Trademarkby Richard Stim

    NOLO 2014; US$ 44.99

    Whether you're an inventor, designer, writer or programmer, you need to understand the language of intellectual property law. Otherwise, you can't intelligently deal with intellectual property issues such as: . who owns creative works or valuable information . how owners can protect and enforce their ownership rights . how disputes between intellectual... more...

  • Patent Markets in the Global Knowledge Economyby Thierry Madiès; Dominique Guellec; Jean-Claude Prager

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    Survey of the theory, empirical evidence and public policy related to the role of patents in a global knowledge economy. more...

  • Monsanto and Intellectual Property in South Americaby Felipe Amin Filomeno

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Felipe Filomeno presents a theory about the formation and change of intellectual property regimes based on the case of Monsanto in South American soybean agriculture. more...

  • The Moral Dimensions of Intellectual Property Rightsby S. Ang

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This highly original and exploratory book analyses the role morality plays in Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs).Steven Ang builds his idea that the justification for IPRs is bound up with a simultaneous duty to share part of that intellectual resource through public rights of access and a public domain which is facilitated by the moral elements in... more...

  • Access to Information and Knowledgeby D. Beldiman

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Massive quantities of information are required to fuel the innovation process in a knowledge-based economy; a requirement that is in tension with intellectual property (IP) laws. Against this backdrop, leading thinkers in the IP arena explore the ‘access challenge’ of the 21st century, framed as the tension between the interest in the free... more...