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
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.