This handbook's chapters describe and critically analyze international and regional frameworks, and provide comparative perspectives on the substantive issues in trademark law and related fields, such as geographic indications, advertising law, and domain names. The handbook covers jurisdictions on the Asia-Pacific, African, and South American continents.
Also available in print: K3876 .M43 2006b LAW.
Global Biopiracy rethinks the role of international law and legal concepts, the Western-based, Eurocentric patent systems of the world, and international agricultural research institutions as they affect legal ownership and control of plants.
This text serves as an introduction to patent law and practice, guiding the reader through the legal and procedural complexities of the British, European, Japanese, and United States patent systems. It explains in detail the role of patent practitioners, both in private practice and in-house, in maximizing the commercial potential of their company's or client's products.
This edition provides comprehensive coverage of new research for patent protection in three major jurisdictions: the United States, Europe and Japan. Current topics such as the Unified Patent Court, patent litigation updates reform in the US, design patents and patent inventions in medical science are also addressed.
Also in print: K3876 .P47 2022 LAW
Seed Activism is an ethnography of court challenges to corporate intellectual property (IP) rights and practices in Brazil and India. Based on a wealth of interviews with a diverse range of actors-from farmers and plant breeders to corporate lawyers-the book offers the first detailed ethnographic account of the legal disputes that have arisen in the past decade around patents and royalties on genetically modified soybean, cotton, and eggplant.