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  1. Comic Art, Creativity and the Law

    Comic Art, Creativity and the Law

    Marc H. Greenberg
    The creation of works of comic art, including graphic novels, comic books, cartoons and comic strips, and political cartoons, is affected, and at times limited, by a diverse array of laws, ranging from copyright law to free speech laws. This book examines how this intersection affects the creative process, and proposes approaches that encourage, rather than limit, that process in the comic art genre. Attention to the role comic art occupies in popular culture, and how the law responds to that role, is also analyzed. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  2. Primer on International Copyright and Related Rights

    Primer on International Copyright and Related Rights

    Jørgen Blomqvist
    The international law on copyright and related rights is comprehensive and complex, spanning over a large number of different treaties which have been compiled and amended over more than 125 years. This book gives a concise, but comprehensive introduction to the rules and their rationales. Its rights-oriented approach makes it equally valuable to the student and the practitioner who needs both an introduction to and overview over the international law in the field. The book explains all treaties relevant today, from the 1886 Berne Convention to the WIPO Marrakesh Treaty of 2013. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. Intellectual Property, Unfair Competition and Publicity

    Intellectual Property, Unfair Competition and Publicity

    Edited by Nari Lee, Guido Westkamp, Annette Kur, Ansgar Ohly
    Dealing with rights and developments at the margin of classic intellectual property, this fascinating book explores emerging types of regulations and how existing IP regimes inform and influence the judicial and legislative creation of “substitute” IP rights. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  4. TRIPS and Developing Countries

    TRIPS and Developing Countries

    Edited by Gustavo Ghidini, Rudolph J.R. Peritz, Marco Ricolfi
    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 the multilateralist geopolitics driving international relations? In particular, how can these human rights, seen as encompassing a whole ‘new’ set of collective interests such as public health, environment, and nutrition, provide a pragmatic ethic for shaping development policy? Some chapters address these questions by describing recent successes, while others propose projects in which these human rights can provide ethical ground for influencing the forces at play in development policies. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  5. Trademark Protection and Territoriality Challenges in a Global Economy

    Trademark Protection and Territoriality Challenges in a Global Economy

    Edited by Irene Calboli, Edward Lee
    As the modern business world becomes increasingly decentralized and globally focused, traditional interpretations and applications of trademark protection law are facing greater and greater challenges. This is particularly true regarding the principle of trademark territoriality, which holds that trademark rights are bound by the laws of individual nations. This timely volume offers expert analyses of the challenges facing crucial aspects of trademark law from some of the most prominent scholars in the field. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  6. Access to Information and Knowledge

    Access to Information and Knowledge

    Edited by Dana Beldiman
    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 flow of information and the fragmentation of knowledge resulting from strong IP laws. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  7. Emerging Markets and the World Patent Order

    Emerging Markets and the World Patent Order

    Edited by Frederick M. Abbott, Carlos M. Correa, Peter Drahos
    The patent has emerged as a dominant force in 21st century economic policy. This book examines the impact of the BRICS and other emerging economies on the global patent framework and charts the phenomenal rise in the number of patents in some of these countries. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  8. The Moral Dimensions of Intellectual Property Rights

    The Moral Dimensions of Intellectual Property Rights

    Steven Ang
    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 the various dimensions of IPR. In a globalized world with globalizing IPRs where culturally assumed norms must be re-examined, this work has an urgent and important contribution to make because it takes the main features of internationally mandated IPRs as a starting point and explores the moral commitments they imply and rely on, to identify a framework for further development and reform of IP regimes. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  9. Governance of Genetic Resources

    Governance of Genetic Resources

    Catherine Rhodes
    Governance of Genetic Resources maps out a landscape of the international governance of genetic resources. It shows what governance efforts currently exist, what is missing, which areas are problematic, and outlines what the international community should be aiming for in regard to its future development and implementation. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 134.00   Web: $ 120.60
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  10. Methods and Perspectives in Intellectual Property

    Methods and Perspectives in Intellectual Property

    Edited by Graeme B. Dinwoodie
    The diversity of methods used and perspectives displayed in intellectual property law scholarship is now quite vast. This book brings together scholars from around the globe to discuss these methods and provide insights into how they are best used. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  11. Patent Misuse and Antitrust Law

    Patent Misuse and Antitrust Law

    Daryl Lim
    This unique book provides a comprehensive account of the patent misuse doctrine and its relationship with antitrust law. Created to remedy and discourage misconduct by patent owners a century ago, its proper role today is debated more than ever before. Innovation and competition take place in increasingly complex environments that demand a clear understanding of where illegality ends and legitimate corporate strategy begins. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 188.00   Web: $ 169.20
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  12. Originality in EU Copyright

    Originality in EU Copyright

    Eleonora Rosati
    Full harmonization of the copyright laws of EU Member States has long been a holy grail for copyright lawyers, but with the reality thus far being only limited harmonization resulting from ad-hoc legislative interventions, there are serious questions over the feasibility and indeed desirability of this goal. Notwithstanding, as this book makes eloquently clear, whilst legislative initiatives have been limited, the CJEU has been acting proactively, establishing through its decisional practice the de facto harmonization of an important principle of copyright: the originality requirement. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  13. Knowledge Management and Intellectual Property

    Knowledge Management and Intellectual Property

    Edited by Stathis Arapostathis, Graham Dutfield
    The book links the practices and regimes of the past with those of contemporary and emerging forms, covering the mid-19th century to the present. The contributors are noted scholars from various disciplines including history of science and technology, intellectual property law, and innovation studies. The chapters offer original perspectives on how proprietary regimes in knowledge production processes have developed as a socio-political phenomenon of modernity, as well as providing an analysis of the way individuals, institutions and techno-sciences interact within this culture. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  14. Pharmaceutical Innovation, Competition and Patent Law

    Pharmaceutical Innovation, Competition and Patent Law

    Edited by Josef Drexl, Nari Lee
    Considering the arguments from the perspectives of innovation, competition law and patent law, this book explores the difficult question of balancing protection with access, highlighting the difficulties in harmonization and coordination. The contributors to this book, including academics, judges and practitioners from Europe, the US and Japan, explore to what extent patent strategies and life-cycle management practices take advantage of patent laws and health-care regulation and disrupt the necessary balance between incentives for innovation and access to affordable medicine and health care. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  15. Environmental Technologies, Intellectual Property and Climate Change

    Environmental Technologies, Intellectual Property and Climate Change

    Edited by Abbe E.L. Brown
    Many disciplines are relevant to combating climate change. This challenging book draws together legal, regulatory, geographic, industrial and professional perspectives and explores the role of technologies in addressing climate change through mitigation, adaptation and information gathering. It explores some key issues. Is intellectual property part of the solution, an obstacle to change or peripheral? Are there more important questions? Do they receive the attention they deserve? And from whom? This innovative book will play an important role in stimulating holistic discussion and action on an issue of key importance to society. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  16. The Law and Regulation of Franchising in the EU

    The Law and Regulation of Franchising in the EU

    Mark Abell
    The Law and Regulation of Franchising in the EU provides an in-depth analysis of the regulatory environment for franchising in the EU. Franchising in the EU comprises nearly 10,000 franchised brands and over €215 billion (US$300 billion) turnover per annum. However, compared to its scale in the US and Australia, franchising is not realising its full potential in the EU and the author points to the lack of homogeneity across members states as a large part of the problem. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 213.00   Web: $ 191.70
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  17. The Changing Face of US Patent Law and its Impact on Business Strategy

    The Changing Face of US Patent Law and its Impact on Business Strategy

    Edited by Daniel R. Cahoy, Lynda J. Oswald
    Within the complex global economy, patents function as indispensable tools for fostering and protecting innovation. This fascinating volume offers a comprehensive perspective on the US patent system, detailing its many uses and outlining several critical legislative, administrative and judicial reforms that impact business strategy. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  18. Intellectual Property in Common Law and Civil Law

    Intellectual Property in Common Law and Civil Law

    Edited by Toshiko Takenaka
    Drawing together the views and experiences of scholars and lawyers from the United States, Europe and Asia, this book examines how different characteristics embedded in national IP systems stem from differences in the fundamental legal principles of the two traditions. It questions whether these elements are destined to remain diverged, and tries to identify common ground that might facilitate a form of harmonization. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  19. The Global Governance of HIV/AIDS

    The Global Governance of HIV/AIDS

    Edited by Obijiofor Aginam, John Harrington, Peter K. Yu
    The Global Governance of HIV/AIDS explores the implications of high international intellectual property standards for access to essential medicines in developing countries. With a focus on HIV/AIDS governance, the volume provides a timely analysis of the international legal and political landscape, the relationship between human rights and intellectual property, and emerging issues in global health policy. It concludes with concrete strategies on how to improve access to HIV/AIDS medicines. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  20. Business Innovation and the Law

    Business Innovation and the Law

    Edited by Marilyn Pittard, Ann L. Monotti, John Duns
    Business Innovation and the Law analyses the topical issue of protecting and promoting business research and development. It does so by examining business innovation through the lens of different legal disciplines – intellectual property, labour and employment laws, competition and corporate laws. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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