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  • Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Competition Lawby J. Drexl

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 60.00

    Explores the interface between competition and intellectual property law. This work discusses issues ranging from the fundamental to the specific, each considered from the angle of cartels, dominant positions, and mergers. It covers topics including technology licensing, the doctrine of exhaustion, network industries, innovation, and copyright. more...

  • Global Intellectual Property Lawby G Dutfield; U Suthersanen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 70.00

    Traces the evolving remits of intellectual property, which are expanding to embrace fresh subject matter and increase the scope of protection. This book examines the impact of intellectual property on the international stage, especially in respect of trade, development, economics and biological and cultural diversity. more...

  • Intellectual Property and Traditional Cultural Expressions in a Digital Environmentby C.B Graber; M. Burri-Nenova

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    In the face of increasing globalisation, and a collision between global communication systems and local traditions, this book offers trans-disciplinary analyses of the value of traditional cultural expressions (TCE) and suggests appropriate protection mechanisms for them. It is suitable for those working on governance and human rights issues. more...

  • The Eye of the Lawby Michael Stolleis

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95

    Written by the eminent German legal historian, Michael Stolleis, these two ‘Essays on Legal History’ offer an original and compelling history of the symbolism through which law is characterised as being 'above' us. In ‘The Eye of the Law’, the history of this metaphor is followed from antiquity through to the present day: from the Greek Eye of Justice,... more...

  • Intellectual Property in the Global Trading Systemby Wei Shi

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 155.29

    Having explored multifaceted issues of IPR enforcement, this book argues that IPR enforcement problem is not an actual outcome of Confucian philosophy and "to steal a book" is not an "elegant offence." This book demonstrates that counterfeiting and piracy are common inevitable consequences of inadequate economic development and a by-product of a unique... more...

  • 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 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...