Perspectives from Law, Economics and Political Economy
Edited by Meir Perez Pugatch
Intellectual property (IP) has become one of the most influential and controversial issues in today’s knowledge-based society. This challenging book exposes the reader to key issues at the heart of the public debate now taking place in the field of IP. It considers IP at the macro level where it affects many issues. These include: international trade policy, ownership of breakthrough technologies, foreign direct investment, innovation climates, public–private partnerships, competition rules and public health where it is strongly embedded in contemporary business decision making.
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- The Intellectual Property Debate Perspectives from Law, Economics and Political Economy
- Chapter 1: A Critical Analysis of the TRIPS Agreement
- Chapter 2: The TRIPS Agreement: The Damage to the WTO
- Chapter 3: Can Stronger Intellectual Property Rights Boost Trade, Foreign Direct Investment and Licensing in Developing Countries?
- Chapter 4: The Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights: An EU Perspective of a Global Question
- Chapter 5: What is an Idea Worth?
- Chapter 6: Intellectual Property Policies and Scale Neutrality: Strategic Management Implications for SMEs
- Chapter 7: Encouraging Cooperation Among the Academic, Government and Private Sectors in US Biomedical R & D
- Chapter 8: University Technology Transfer Policy Matters: Is it Time for a ‘Bayh-Dole Modernization Act’?
- Chapter 9: Pharmaceutical Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights: A Global Public Good?
- Chapter 10: The Realities of TRIPS, Patents and Access to Medicines in Developing Countries
- Chapter 11: Patenting Genes
- Chapter 12: Balancing Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Law in a Dynamic, Knowledge-Based European Economy
- Chapter 13: Technology, Time and Market Forces: The Stakeholders in the Kazaa Era
- Chapter 14: Author’s Rights and Internet Regulation: The End of the Public Domain or Constitutional Re-Conceptualization?
- Chapter 15: Geographical Indications and TRIPs
- Chapter 16: The Treatment of Geographical Indications in Recent Regional and Bilateral Free Trade Agreements
- Chapter 17: Geographical Indications, Trade and the Functioning of Markets
- Conclusion: Placing IPRs at the Heart of the Public Discourse
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