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  • Globalisation and the Western Legal Traditionby David B. Goldman

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 48.00

    Exploring what globalisation can teach us about Western legal tradition through seminal events. more...

  • Patent Law and Theoryby T. Takenaka

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 60.00

    Offers a comprehensive research source for patent protection in three major jurisdictions: the United States, Europe and Japan. Offering tips for practitioners to protect their intellectual assets in technologies effectively in the global market, this book is of interest to legal scholars and students, as well as lawyers and patent attorneys. more...

  • Who Owns You?by David Koepsell

    Wiley 2009; US$ 103.95 US$ 93.56

    Who Owns You? is a comprehensive exploration of the numerous philosophical and legal problems of gene patenting. Provides the first comprehensive book-length treatment of this subject Develops arguments regarding moral realism, and provides a method of judgment that attempts to be ideologically neutral Calls for public attention and policy... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; 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 2009; 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...

  • 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...

  • Law, Knowledge, Cultureby J.E. Anderson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    The challenge of how to prevent the unauthorized use of indigenous knowledge has become a problem perceived to be best solved by and managed through an intellectual property regime. This book offers a socio-legal study of the emergence of indigenous interests in intellectual property law. more...

  • Gene Cartelsby L. Palombi

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Explores how patents have been used as an economic protectionist tool, developing and evolving to the point where thousands of patents have been ultimately granted, not over inventions, but over isolated or purified biological materials. This book questions whether the continuing grant of patents can be justified when they are used to suppress. 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...