The Intellectual Property Debate: Perspectives from Law, Economics and Political Economy (Google eBook)
Meir Perez Pugatch
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2006 - Law - 392 pages
. . . a lovely little book which is full of telling points. Read it and you won t be disappointed. Jeremy Phillips, IPkat.com Meir Pugatch has done an excellent job by assembling an international and diverse cast of contributing authors, who have offered new insights into a broad span of the most pressing IP-related issues. . . a collection of high quality articles by eminent authorities on IPR is very useful for scholars in the academic fields of law, practitioners, and government officials interested in the field of international trade and intellectual property policy; intellectual property law, technology transfer and valuation and international business. Madhu Sahni, Journal of Intellectual Property Rights 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. Meir Pugatch has assembled an international and diverse cast of contributing authors, who offer new insights into a broad span of the most pressing IP-related issues. They shed light on the increasing dominance of IP in the design and execution of basic and applied research, the evaluation of intangible assets, and the protection and management of knowledge assets, underscoring its importance in relation to national economic development strategies and business strategies of knowledge-based industries and companies. The Intellectual Property Debate will appeal to scholars, practitioners, and government officials interested in the fields of international trade and intellectual property policy, intellectual property law, technology transfer and valuation, and international business.
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1 A critical analysis of the TRIPS agreement
2 The TRIPS agreement the damage to the WTO
3 Can stronger intellectual property rights boost trade foreign direct investment and licensing in developing countries?
an EU perspective of a global question
PART II IPRs business and publicprivate partnerships
5 What is an idea worth?
strategic management implications for SMEs
11 Patenting genes
PART IV IPRs competition access and antitrust in the age of the information society
12 Balancing intellectual property rights and competition law in a dynamic knowledgebased European economy
the stakeholders in the Kazaa era1
the end of the public domain or constitutional reconceptualization?
PART V IPRs and geographical indications
15 Geographical indications and TRIPS
16 The treatment of geographical indications in recent regional and bilateral free trade agreements
7 Encouraging cooperation among the academic government and private sectors in US biomedical RD
is it time for a Bayh Dole Modernization Act?
PART III IPRs pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
a global public good?
10 The realities of TRIPS patents and access to medicines in developing countries
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