Improving Intellectual Property

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Improving Intellectual Property

A Global Project

9781035310852 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Susy Frankel, FRSNZ, Professor of Law, Victoria University of Wellington and Director, New Zealand Centre for International Economic Law, New Zealand, Margaret Chon, Donald and Lynda Horowitz Professor for the Pursuit of Justice, Seattle University School of Law, Graeme B. Dinwoodie, Global Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Distinguished Professor of Law, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Barbara Lauriat, Visiting Associate Professor and Frank H. Marks Intellectual Property Fellow, George Washington University Law School, US and Jens Schovsbo, dr.jur., PhD, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Center for Information and Innovation Law (CIIR), University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Publication Date: March 2023 ISBN: 978 1 03531 085 2 Extent: c 552 pp
Undertaking the global project of improving intellectual property demands a critical and dynamic evaluation of its parameters and impacts. This innovative book considers what it means to improve intellectual property globally, exploring various aspects and perspectives of the international intellectual property debate and contemplating the possibilities for reform.

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Undertaking the global project of improving intellectual property demands a critical and dynamic evaluation of its parameters and impacts. This innovative book considers what it means to improve intellectual property globally, exploring various aspects and perspectives of the international intellectual property debate and contemplating the possibilities for reform.
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Preface xiv
Rochelle Dreyfuss: Teacher, Builder, Scholar, Friend xv
Harry First
Acknowledgements xix
List of common citations xx
List of common abbreviations xxi
1 Introduction 1
Graeme Dinwoodie and Susy Frankel

PART I ADDRESSING BOUNDARIES AND IMBALANCE
2 Prioritizing intellectual property’s freedom to operate 7
Margaret Chon
3 Are negative spaces likely to be fragile? 18
Christopher Jon Sprigman
4 The Marrakesh Treaty: Using the tools of intellectual
property law to advance human rights 28
Laurence R. Helfer

PART II PUBLIC HEALTH, PANDEMICS AND CRISES
5 Winning and losing pairings in access to medicines:
A practical guide 39
Peter F. Drahos
6 COVID crisis underscores IP imbalance 50
Cynthia M. Ho
7 Using compulsory licences as a governance tool: The need
for greater effectiveness and policy coherence 61
Duncan Matthews, Esther van Zimmeren and Timo Minssen
8 Food security, food crisis and boundaries to intellectual property 75
Geertrui Van Overwalle

PART III PATENT CHALLENGES
9 The case for a liability rule to stimulate investment in
sub-patentable innovation 88
Jerome H. Reichman and Ana Santos Rutschman
10 How do we protect biomedical research in the evolving
intellectual property environment? 95
Dianne Nicol and Jane Nielsen
11 The validity of patent royalties after patent expiration:
Brulotte/Kimble from the viewpoint of Japanese private
international law 106
Toshiyuki Kono
12 ‘Tool Time’: The continuing relevance of compulsory
licensing as a patent policy tool 116
Margo A. Bagley
13 US patent reform 2.0: Simplifying first-inventor-to-file novelty 126
Toshiko Takenaka

PART IV DISPUTE SETTLEMENT AND COURT
SPECIALIZATION
14 The Federal Circuit’s reach as a specialized court beyond
patent law 138
Jeanne C. Fromer
15 Specialization everywhere: Increasing adjudicator
specialization in the patent litigation ecosystem 149
Sarah R. Wasserman Rajec and Melissa F. Wasserman
16 The Unified Patent Court: A new patent troll haven 159
Thomas Riis
17 Transnational judicial competition in intellectual property law 170
Marketa Trimble
18 Navigating public, private, national, and global:
International commercial arbitration of patent disputes 180
Barbara Lauriat

PART V AUTHORS AND INVENTORS
19 Authors’ copyright (?) 191
Jane C. Ginsburg
20 Authors’ moral rights in the Berne Convention 204
Gustavo Ghidini and Laura Moscati
21 AI machines as inventors: The role of human agency in patent law 214
Brad Sherman
22 Artificial inventors 224
Daniel Gervais

PART VI EXPRESSIVE GENERICITY AND FREEDOMS
23 Patent exhaustion as a canon of expressive freedom 235
Dan L. Burk
24 Expressive genericity revisited: What EU policymakers
can learn from Rochelle Dreyfuss 246
Martin Senftleben
25 The sensibility of ‘expressive genericity’ and the rise (and
potential fall) of Rogers v. Grimaldi in American trademark law 258
Barton Beebe
26 Trademarks as language in the 21st century 266
David Tan
27 Do trademarks assist global fabless manufacturing? 277
Stephen Petrie, Trevor Kollmann, Russell Thomson,
Alexandru Codoreanu and Elizabeth Webster

PART VII INFORMATION/DATA AND
CONFIDENTIALITY/PUBLICITY
28 Information law pioneer 290
Sharon K. Sandeen
29 The right of publicity as civic communication 301
Megan Richardson
30 Governing valuable confidential data in the EU:
Transparency as fairness 310
Nari Lee
31 FAIR, FRAND and open – the institutionalization of
research data sharing under the EU data strategy 320
Mireille van Eechoud
32 A shifting paradigm of regulatory data transparency in
Europe: How to reconcile the irreconcilable 331
Żaneta Zemła-Pacud

PART VIII NON-DISCRIMINATION ISSUES
33 Remuneration rights and national treatment 342
Bernt Hugenholtz
34 The limits of national treatment 354
Annette Kur
35 Discriminatory non-discrimination 364
Susy Frankel
36 Non-discrimination as to the field of commerce as a norm
of international trade mark law 374
Lionel Bently

PART IX MAKING INTERNATIONAL IP AND
INVESTMENT LAW
37 Proceduralism is not fetishism: International intellectual
property lawmaking and global administrative law 386
Orit Fischman Afori
38 Early findings on the economic impacts of intellectual
property-related trade agreements 397
Keith E. Maskus and William Ridley
39 The changing chemistry between intellectual property and
investment law 406
Peter K. Yu
40 Investment treaties and public health: Time to rethink the
strategy? 417
Dhanay Cadillo Chandler
41 Excluding intellectual property from bilateral trade and
investment agreements: A lesson from the global health crisis 427
Christophe Geiger

PART X INSTITUTIONS AND POLITICAL DRIVERS
42 Justifying the public law of patents 439
Kali Murray
43 WIPO alert – a reason to be alerted? 450
Alexander Peukert
44 A scholarly look at international IP – idealistic and pragmatic 462
Justin Hughes and Ruth L. Okediji
45 IP in an era of new mercantilism 475
Daniel Benoliel
46 Toward pluralism in U.S. intellectual property 486
Michael J. Burstein
47 Does IP improve the world? 494
Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan

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