This perceptive book focuses on the interplay between the substantive provisions of
intellectual property (IP) rights and the rules of enforcement. Featuring
contributions from internationally recognised IP scholars, the book investigates
different methods of ensuring that IP contractual and enforcement practices support
the overall goals of the IP system.
This book explores whether the judicial developments related to the Supplementary
Protection Certificate (SPC) regulation correspond to the objectives of the European
legislator. Examining the role of SPCs for medicinal products in the European patent
system, it highlights both the jurisprudence of the Court of Justice of the European
Union and the respective judgements of the member states’ national courts.
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.
In this fully revised and updated second edition of Art Law and the Business of Art, Martin Wilson, an art lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience in the field, provides a comprehensive and practical guide to the application of UK law to transactions and disputes in the art world.
New to this Edition:
• Thoroughly revised guidance on new anti-money laundering requirements
• Updated discussion in the context of Brexit and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic
• New coverage of the emerging issues such as the treatment of NFTs and the increased use of internet auctions
Carefully authored by Justine Pila, this significantly revised and expanded third edition of Catherine Seville’s classic text, presents a thorough and detailed treatise on EU intellectual property (IP) law, taking into account the many developments in legislation and case law since the second edition.
Written by an experienced European Patent Attorney and scholar, this book sets out in
detail the framework for protection of pharmaceutical innovation under the SPC
Regulation. With a focus on both biotechnological innovation and secondary
innovation, and through extensive reference to the case law, Ulla Klinge surveys the
court’s evolving interpretation of legal and technical eligibility for this extended
term of protection. This book provides clear and pragmatic tools to reflect and
guide future practice, while offering key explanations and insights as to why and
how technological developments challenge the legal SPC framework.
Reforming Intellectual Property brings together 19 of the world’s leading scholars in the field to offer their unique insight into the future of intellectual property. Providing a diverse array of perspectives on the most pressing reforms needed in the current IP regime, whether in terms of legislation at national and international levels, or interpretation of existing law, this exceptional book highlights the key issues in this area and sets out an agenda for future research and policy.
This highly practical book highlights the need for start-ups to protect their IP from the outset, outlining the basics of IP in a start-up context and guiding entrepreneurs in developing a successful IP strategy. Legal practitioners and auditing and consulting companies will find this an invaluable resource for avoiding the pitfalls during due diligence. Investors and founders of companies will appreciate the practical information on protecting their IP assets and reducing the risk of legal losses.
This comprehensive book provides a ground-breaking new explanation of the principle of national treatment in the Berne Convention and the Paris Convention and new insights into the history of the conflict-of-laws, aliens law and their relationship. Providing a full and detailed analysis of the existence and the interpretation of the conflict-of-law rule in these conventions, this book will be an important resource for legal scholars, specialized practitioners and policy-makers.
In recent years the field of bioinformatics has emerged from the university research laboratory and entered the mainstream healthcare establishment. During this time there has been a rapid increase of legal developments affecting this dynamic field, from Supreme Court decisions radically altering the patentability of informatics inventions to major developments in privacy law both in Europe and the U.S. This edited book strives to offer the reader insight into some of the major legal trends and considerations applicable to these fields today.