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  1. Trade Secrets and Undisclosed Information

    Trade Secrets and Undisclosed Information

    Edited by Sharon K. Sandeen, Elizabeth Rowe
    This collection comprises eighteen contemporary articles on an often overlooked, but important, field of intellectual property law: trade secrets and undisclosed information. Divided into five parts, the selected articles examine various aspects of trade secret law, including its historical development and the range of theories and justifications for trade secret protection. The material also provides a detailed exploration of the scope and limits of trade secret protection, and addresses how trade secret issues arise in a number of contexts, including employment, governmental relations, and the internet. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 504.00   Web: $ 453.60
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  2. Boosting Pharmaceutical Innovation in the Post-TRIPS Era

    Boosting Pharmaceutical Innovation in the Post-TRIPS Era

    Burcu Kilic
    This timely book investigates the concept of innovation and illustrates the crucial role that patent strategies play within processes of pharmaceutical innovation. Drawing on extensive country and company case studies, it identifies the key issues relevant to the revival of local pharmaceutical industries. Based on an understanding of the post-TRIPS environment and case studies of national innovation strategies, it specifically addresses an important question – to what extent can lessons from national experiences be transferred to current policy developments for innovation in the pharmaceutical industry in a developing country context? Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  3. The Protection of Geographical Indications

    The Protection of Geographical Indications

    Michael Blakeney
    Geographical indications, or marks designating a product’s place of origin, are of huge economic value, and the laws designed to police and protect such designations are increasingly important and under scrutiny. This book is one of the first to offer a comprehensive and detailed examination of the European laws concerning the protection of geographical indications, and the application of those laws. Systematic attention is paid to the categories of geographical indication, including chapters on agricultural products and foodstuffs, wines, and spirits. Consideration is also given to enforcement mechanisms and the influence of the relevant provisions of the TRIPS agreement. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 230.00   Web: $ 207.00
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  4. 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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  5. 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
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  6. EU Copyright Law

    EU Copyright Law

    Edited by Irini A. Stamatoudi, Paul Torremans
    Presenting a comprehensive and up to date article-by-article analysis of all EU law in the area of copyright, as well as of the underlying basic concepts and principles, this unique book takes into account all recent legislative amendments and pending initiatives in the context of the EU Digital Agenda, as well as the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union. Published as part of the Elgar Commentaries series, it discusses challenges for the future that will underpin copyright in the years to come. It also presents ongoing discussions in WIPO and assesses the role of copyright in society and economy both from an EU and an international perspective. It is a thorough and in-depth analysis from a team of leading experts in the field, which combines aspects of theory and practice and places copyright in perspective. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 360.00   Web: $ 324.00
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  7. 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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  8. Trademark and Unfair Competition Law

    Trademark and Unfair Competition Law

    Edited by Graeme B. Dinwoodie, Mark D. Janis
    This comprehensive two-volume collection of leading articles in trademark and unfair competition law spans almost a century and three continents, bringing together the most influential and significant scholarly work in this exciting field. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 910.00   Web: $ 819.00
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  9. 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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  10. The WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

    The WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

    Justin Malbon, Charles Lawson, Mark Davison
    This Commentary on the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) provides a detailed textual analysis of TRIPS – a pivotal international agreement on intellectual property rights. TRIPS sets minimum standards for national laws on copyright, patents, trademarks and other forms of intellectual property rights. TRIPS profoundly impacts upon the regulation of access to medicines, compulsory licensing of copyright material, geographical indicators and other significant IP-related matters. This reference book is a major authoritative work that is clearly organised and presented, allowing users to navigate quickly to commentary on any element of TRIPS. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 360.00   Web: $ 324.00
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Handbook on the Digital Creative Economy

    Handbook on the Digital Creative Economy

    Edited by Ruth Towse, Christian Handke
    Digital technologies have transformed the way many creative works are generated, disseminated and used. They have made cultural products more accessible, challenged established business models and the copyright system, and blurred the boundary between producers and consumers. This unique resource presents an up-to-date overview of academic research on the impact of digitization in the creative sector of the economy. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Intellectual Property and Human Rights

    Intellectual Property and Human Rights

    Edited by Laurence R. Helfer
    Including an original introduction by Professor Helfer, a leading scholar in the field, this is a must-have volume that will be of use to lawyers, judges, legal scholars and researchers interested in the areas of intellectual property and human rights and their intersection. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 441.00   Web: $ 396.90
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  20. 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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