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  1. The Law and Practice of Trademark Transactions

    The Law and Practice of Trademark Transactions

    Edited by Irene Calboli, Jacques de Werra
    The Law and Practice of Trademark Transactions is a comprehensive analysis of the law governing trademark transactions in a variety of legal and business contexts, and from a range of jurisdictional and cross-border perspectives. After mapping out the international legal framework applicable to trademark transactions, the book provides an analysis of important strategic considerations, including: tax strategies; valuation; portfolio splitting; registration of security interests; choice-of-law clauses; trademark coexistence agreements, and dispute resolution mechanisms. Key features include: • A comprehensive overview of legal and policy-related issues • A blend of approaches underpinning strategic considerations with analytical rigour • Regional coverage of the key characteristics of trademark transactions in a range of jurisdictions • Authorship from renowned trademark experts Practitioners advising trademark owners, including trademark attorneys, will find this book to be an invaluable resource for their practice, particularly where cross-border issues arise. It will also be a key reference point for scholars working in the field. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  2. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

    The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

    Carolyn Deere Birkbeck
    Written by a leading WIPO commentator, The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO): A Reference Guide is the first comprehensive reference book to illuminate the nuts and bolts of WIPO governance. This practical guide offers a unique insight into how WIPO is governed, described in clear, readily accessible terms for policymakers, scholars and stakeholders. The Guide reviews the origins of WIPO and sets out its current functions and activities, presenting a framework for analysing WIPO’s complex governance system. The text is accompanied by a number of valuable appendices, including key documents that have to date not been readily available to the public. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Geographical Indications

    Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Geographical Indications

    Edited by Dev S. Gangjee
    Provenance matters like never before. Legal regimes regulating the use of Geographical Indications (GIs) protect commercially valuable signs on products – such as Darjeeling and Champagne – which signal the link to their regions of origin. Such regimes have been controversial for over a century. A rich, interdisciplinary work of scholarship, this Research Handbook explores the reasons for and consequences of GIs existing as a distinct category within intellectual property (IP) law. Historians, geographers, sociologists, economists and anthropologists join IP specialists to explore the distinguishing feature of GIs, that certain products are distinctively linked or anchored to specific places. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  4. Advanced Introduction to International Intellectual Property

    Advanced Introduction to International Intellectual Property

    Susy Frankel, Daniel J. Gervais
    Elgar Advanced Introductions are stimulating and thoughtful introductions to major fields in the social sciences and law, expertly written by the world’s leading scholars. Designed to be accessible yet rigorous, they offer concise and lucid surveys of the substantive and policy issues associated with discrete subject areas. Learn More
    March 2016   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  5. Governance of Intellectual Property Rights in China and Europe

    Governance of Intellectual Property Rights in China and Europe

    Edited by Nari Lee, Niklas Bruun, Mingde Li
    Intellectual property law performs a number of complex functions in society. To foster innovation and creativity in a society, governments are actively using intellectual property law as a means of governance. Both in China and in Europe, intellectual property law is used to further innovation and cultural policies to increase national competitiveness in a global economy. Due to its impact on global trade, intellectual property laws are increasingly made and influenced by international norms. Against the backdrop of this dynamic global intellectual property norm competition and interaction, this book explores governance of intellectual property rights in China and Europe. This book examines and compares the series of intellectual property law and system reforms in China and Europe. Through the analysis, this book argues that a successful governance of intellectual property rights require not only the adoption of a set of norms but also transformation of the perspectives and the implementing institutions. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 161.00   Web: $ 144.90
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  6. Indigenous Intellectual Property

    Indigenous Intellectual Property

    Edited by Matthew Rimmer
    This Handbook considers the international struggle to provide for proper and just protection of Indigenous intellectual property. Leading scholars consider legal and policy controversies over Indigenous knowledge in the fields of international law, copyright law, trademark law, patent law, trade secrets law, and cultural heritage. This collection examines national developments in Indigenous intellectual property from around the world. As well as examining the historical origins of conflicts over Indigenous knowledge, the volume examines new challenges to Indigenous intellectual property from emerging developments in information technology, biotechnology, and climate change. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  7. Patents, Human Rights and Access to Science

    Patents, Human Rights and Access to Science

    Aurora Plomer
    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 in international law. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 105.00   Web: $ 94.50
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  8. Concepts of Music and Copyright

    Concepts of Music and Copyright

    Edited by Andreas Rahmatian
    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 concepts of copyright law with those of music and musical performance. The contributors discuss the notions of the musical work, performance, originality, authorship in music and in copyright, and co-ownership from the perspective of their own disciplines. The book also examines the role of the Musicians’ Union in the evolution of performers’ rights in UK copyright law, and, in an empirical study, the transaction costs theory for notice-and-takedown regimes in relation to songs uploaded on YouTube. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  9. Kritika: Essays on Intellectual Property

    Kritika: Essays on Intellectual Property

    Edited by Peter Drahos, Gustavo Ghidini, Hanns Ullrich
    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 series is a series of books that are designed to fulfill this role by creating a forum for essays that take a critical, long-term approach to the field of intellectual property. Breaking down the barriers of specialization, and laying the foundation for an emergent critical scholarship, this first book in the series brings together the leading scholars in the field to reflect deeply on the current state and future of their discipline. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  10. Trademarks and Social Media

    Trademarks and Social Media

    Danny Friedmann
    Legal conflicts between trademark holders, social media providers and internet users have become manifest in light of wide scale, unauthorised use of the trademark logo on social media in recent decades. Arguing for the protection of the trademark logo against unauthorised use in a commercial environment, this book explores why protection enforcement should be made automatic. A number of issues are discussed including the scalability of litigation on a case-by-case basis, and whether safe harbour provisions for online service providers should be substituted for strict liability. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  11. Intellectual Property and Private International Law

    Intellectual Property and Private International Law

    Edited by Paul Torremans
    This collection, made possible by the recent convergence of intellectual property and private international law as critical disciplines, brings together the most important papers on these now linked subjects. More and more issues of private international law arise in the area of intellectual property, and the articles selected chart the route that both disciplines have covered together, discussing bridges built and dead-ends reached. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 462.00   Web: $ 415.80
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  12. Trade Secrecy and International Transactions

    Trade Secrecy and International Transactions

    Elizabeth Rowe, Sharon K. Sandeen
    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 for trade secret protection and a detailed explanation of the scope and limits of trade secret law in the US is presented here alongside practical guidance on how businesses can enhance trade secret protection while engaging in global commerce. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 199.95   Web: $ 179.96
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  13. Intellectual Property Rights as Foreign Direct Investments

    Intellectual Property Rights as Foreign Direct Investments

    Lukas Vanhonnaeker
    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 law’s traditional protective standards apply to intellectual property rights investments and contributes to debate surrounding the fragmentation of international law, arising from its expansion and diversification. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  14. International Copyright Law: U.S. and E.U. Perspectives

    International Copyright Law: U.S. and E.U. Perspectives

    Jane C. Ginsburg, Edouard Treppoz
    This ground-breaking casebook provides a comprehensive and comprehensible account of International Copyright Law and its neighbouring rights, helping students to chart a path through these often difficult waters. It illuminates the fundamental influence of the conventions and treaties that have shaped the current set of international norms, from the Berne Convention, and the Rome Convention of 1961, through to the WIPO Copyright Treaty and the TRIPS Agreement. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 230.00   Web: $ 207.00
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  15. Biotechnological Inventions and Patentability of Life

    Biotechnological Inventions and Patentability of Life

    Andrea Stazi
    In today’s technological world, biotechnology is one of the most innovative and highly invested-in industries for research, in the field of science. This book analyses the forms and limitations of patent protection recognition for biotechnological inventions, with particular regard to patentability of life. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  16. Managing the Legal Nexus Between Intellectual Property and Employees

    Managing the Legal Nexus Between Intellectual Property and Employees

    Edited by Lynda J. Oswald, Marisa Anne Pagnattaro
    The explosion in intellectual capital coincides with a growing understanding of the importance of human capital to the firm. This book examines the pressing legal issues that arise at the intersections of intellectual property law, employment law, and global trade, such as the use of employment contracts to protect intellectual property, ownership of intellectual property created by the employee, officer liability issues relating to infringement, post-employment confidentiality and non-compete agreements, and inadvertent or deliberate misappropriation or theft of trade secrets. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  17. Privacy and Legal Issues in Cloud Computing

    Privacy and Legal Issues in Cloud Computing

    Edited by Anne S.Y. Cheung, Rolf H. Weber
    Adopting a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach, this book focuses on emerging and innovative attempts to tackle privacy and legal issues in cloud computing, such as personal data privacy, security and intellectual property protection. Leading international academics and practitioners in the fields of law and computer science examine the specific legal implications of cloud computing pertaining to jurisdiction, biomedical practice and information ownership. This collection offers original and critical responses to the rising challenges posed by cloud computing. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  18. Innovation, Competition and Collaboration

    Innovation, Competition and Collaboration

    Edited by Dana Beldiman
    As innovation processes become increasingly collaborative, new relationships among players in the innovation space emerge. These developments demand new legal structures that allow horizontally integrated, open and shared use of intellectual property (IP). This book examines the fundamental issues regarding the collaborative use of IP and discusses emerging trends including: the interpretation of FRAND terms in the context of standard essential patents; secondary liability of technology providers; contractual arrangements in trademark law, and the treatment of IP issues in specific emerging industries. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 119.00   Web: $ 107.10
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  19. Geographical Indications

    Geographical Indications

    Edited by Michael Blakeney
    This three-volume collection comprises a selection of research articles and papers on geographical indications by the leading academics in this field. The collection examines the functions and economic underpinnings of this form of product designation, together with the various forms of legal protection of geographical indications, both national and international. It contains a number of contributions which examine the potential impacts of geographical indications in developing countries, which explore this form of marketing through case studies. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 1,302.00   Web: $ 1,171.80
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  20. Intellectual Property and General Legal Principles

    Intellectual Property and General Legal Principles

    Edited by Graeme B. Dinwoodie
    The rule of lex specialis serves as an interpretative method to determine which of two contesting norms should be used to govern. In this book, the lex specialis label is broadly applied to intellectual property and connects a series of questions: What is the scope of intellectual property law? What is the relationship between intellectual property law and general legal principles? To what extent are intellectual property laws exceptional? Drawn together by leading IP scholar Graeme Dinwoodie, these questions and others are answered carefully and reflectively by a team of expert international contributors. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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