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Intellectual Property

  • 50 Jahre GVLby Tilo Gerlach; Guido Evers

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 56.00

    The 50-year anniversary of the German collecting society for performing artists, record producers and organizers, the ?German Collecting Society for Performance Rights (GVL)?, was marked by a symposium sponsored by the Institute for the Legal Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright, Humboldt-University of Berlin, in the fall of 2009. The now... more...

  • Academia-Business Linksby Rüdiger Wink

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 130.00

    This book presents an overview of recent policy outcomes in the field of academia-business links in different European countries. It covers a broad range of approaches, from new public funding instruments to reforms of intellectual property rights and regional network policies. A special focus is put on practical policy implications and discussions... 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...

  • Access to Knowledge in Africaby C. Armstrong; J. de Beer; D. Kawooya

    International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 35.00

    Even those who consider themselves experts on IP will benefit immensely from this book and the broader ACA2K project’s work.Sisule Musungu, President of IQsensato, GenevaThe emergence of the Internet and the digital world has changed the way people access, produce and share information and knowledge. Yet people in Africa face challenges in accessing... more...

  • African Contributions in Shaping the Worldwide Intellectual Property Systemby Tshimanga Kongolo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95

    Africa is playing an increasingly significant role in the domain of international intellectual property law, and this book underlines the contributions made by African countries as a group to the development of the current international IP system. It examines in detail their breakthrough proposals and initiatives at the WTO, WIPO and WHO with regard... more...

  • Against Intellectual Monopolyby Michele Boldrin; David K. Levine

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 20.00

    This book argues that patents and copyrights are not necessary for innovation and overall do not serve the public good. more...

  • Agricultural Biotechnology and Intellectual Propertyby J. Kesan

    CABI 2007; US$ 170.00

    With the use of comparative studies, this book discusses the legal, agribusiness and public policy issues that connect intellectual property protection with advancements in agricultural biotechnology. more...

  • Agriculture and Intellectual Property Rightsby V. Santaniello; R.E. Evenson; D. Zilberman; G.A. Carlson

    CABI 2000; US$ 130.00

    Plant breeding patents, the ownership of biological innovation and associated intellectual property rights (IPR) are the subject of increased attention worldwide. Particularly relevant to the field of biotechnology, this book presents the perspectives of policy-makers and economists on such issues. more...

  • Amateur Mediaby Dan Hunter; Ramon Lobato; Megan Richardson; Julian Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The rise of Web 2.0 has pushed the amateur to the forefront of public discourse, public policy and media scholarship. Typically non-salaried, non-specialist and untrained in media production, amateur producers are now seen as key drivers of the creative economy. But how do the activities of citizen journalists, fan fiction writers and bedroom musicians... more...

  • Archival Storytellingby Sheila Curran Bernard; Kenn Rabin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95

    Archival Storytelling is an essential, pragmatic guide to one of the most challenging issues facing filmmakers today: the use of images and music that belong to someone else. Where do producers go for affordable stills and footage? How do filmmakers evaluate the historical value of archival materials? What do vérité producers need to know when documenting... more...