Cultivating Copyright: How Creators and Creative Industries Can Harness IP to Survive the Digital Age
Biotechnology, Patents and Morality: A Deliberative and Participatory Paradigm for Reform
Intellectual Property Branding in the Developing World: A New Approach to Non-Technological Innovations
Contemporary Issues in Pharmaceutical Patent Law: Setting the Framework and Exploring Policy Options
Intellectual Property Policy, Law and Administration in Africa: Exploring Continental and Sub-regional Co-operation
Intellectual Property Rights and Competition in Standard Setting: Objectives and tensions
Patent Pools, Competition Law and Biotechnology
July 15, 2019
Creators and creative industries are struggling to navigate the digital age. Intellectual property rights offer invaluable tools to help creative industries remain viable and sustainable. But they must be considered as part of a greater ecosystem. Cultivating Copyright offers a framework for...
July 15, 2019
This book critiques the decision-making process in Article 53(a) of the European Patent Convention. To date, such decisions have been taken at high levels of expertise without much public involvement. The book eschews traditional solutions, such as those found within legislative, judicial and...
June 27, 2019
Despite the apparent advantages of the internet, there is little debate that it facilitates intellectual property infringements, including infringements of trade mark rights. Infringers not only remain hidden by the anonymity the internet provides, but also take advantage of its increasing reach...
Olasupo Ayodeji Owoeye
June 25, 2019
A major target of Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015 is the elimination of ‘the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases’ and combating ‘hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases’. Intellectual...
June 18, 2019
Intellectual Property Branding in the Developing World identifies success stories in the areas of intellectual property (IP) and Branding for non-technological innovation in the developing world. The author examines the relationship between IP, branding and innovation to demonstrate that innovation...
March 11, 2019
This book explores the question of whether software should be patented. It analyses the ways in which the courts of the US, the EU, and Australia have attempted to deal with the problems surrounding the patentability of software and describes why it is that the software patent issue should be dealt...
Bryan Mercurio, Daria Kim
January 08, 2019
This collection reflects on contemporary and contentious issues in international rulemaking in regards to pharmaceutical patent law. With chapters from both well-established and rising scholars, the collection contributes to the understanding of the regulatory framework governing pharmaceutical...
November 06, 2018
Copyright law regulates creativity. It affects the way people create works of authorship ex-ante and affects the status of works of authorship significantly ex-post. But does copyright law really understand creativity? Should legal theories alone inform our regulation of the creative process? This...
Caroline B. Ncube
June 01, 2018
This book examines the harmonisation of Intellectual Property (IP) policy, law and administration in Africa. Two recent developments have brought this topic to the fore. The first is the escalation of long-standing efforts to establish a Pan-African Intellectual Property Organisation (PAIPO), a...
June 01, 2018
Competition and intellectual property rights (IPRs) are both necessary for a market to work efficiently and to promote consumer welfare. Properly applied, intellectual property rules define a legal framework which allows undertakings to profit from their inventions. This in turn encourages...
May 18, 2018
Exploring the relationship between competition law and technology pools, this book provides general-purpose details of the biotechnology patent pool scheme while discussing historical developments, approaches of the US Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and the European Union...
May 03, 2018
Patents, including pharmaceutical patents, enjoy extended protection for twenty years under the TRIPs Agreement. The Agreement has resulted in creating a two-tier system of the World Trade Organisation Member States, and its implementation has seen the price of pharmaceutical products skyrocket,...