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International Intellectual Property Law - Anthony D'Amato

International Intellectual Property Law

By: Anthony D'Amato (Editor), Doris Estelle Long (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st April 2002
ISBN: 9789041106940
Number Of Pages: 667

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International intellectual property law is a vast and burgeoning field that no single author can cover. This book collects and organizes works by some of the best current authors in the field, supplementing their work with numerous essays and notes prepared by the editors. A comprehensive appendix provides the controlling provisions of the major treaties in the field.

The book's organization follows the theories underlying the protection of international intellectual property rights. For example, the editors have considered the historical and philosophical foundation of copyright protection in the context of the protection of culture and personality, while using examples drawn from patent protection to illustrate issues regarding compulsory licensing to ensure public use of certain forms of intellectual property.

Numerous diverse examples from intellectual property protection address the difficult, emerging problem of `harmonization'--the alignment of national legislation through unilateral effort and bilateral and multilateral understandings among nations. International Intellectual Property Law also includes coverage of the protection of cultural patrimony, a closely related field sometimes excluded from works on international intellectual property.

International intellectual property law issues offer no easy solutions. Differences in culture and economic development do not miraculously disappear as technology and communications shrink the world. The editors anticipate that the issues highlighted in this book will remain a source of contested legal accommodation as nations continue to struggle with the question of what norms, if any, should be established and secured for the protection of intellectual property rights.

Foundations
Introductionp. 1
Underlying Theories of International Intellectual Property Protectionp. 27
Issue Areas
The Cultural Impact of Intellectual Property Formsp. 85
Neighboring Rightsp. 97
The Protection of Cultural Patrimonyp. 109
Beyond Economics: The Protection of Authorship as a Cultural Valuep. 127
Procedures and Remedies
Treaty Regimesp. 219
Registration, Use and the Process for Formal Protection of Rightsp. 297
Remediesp. 323
Government "Takings" Of Intellectual Propertyp. 353
Extraterritoriality and the "Border" Problemp. 373
Harmonizationp. 389
Emerging Battlefields
Technological Innovationsp. 417
Underdeveloped Countriesp. 445
Emerging Market Economiesp. 459
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Propertyp. 467
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Worksp. 481
Treaty Establishing the European Communityp. 501
International Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizationsp. 509
Universal Copyright Conventionp. 519
Patent Cooperation Treatyp. 533
European Communities Trademark Harmonization Directivep. 561
North American Free Trade Agreementp. 571
Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rightsp. 591
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning International Registration of Marksp. 619
Trademark Registration Treatyp. 631
WIPO Copyright Treatyp. 645
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treatyp. 651
Indexp. 661
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ISBN: 9789041106940
ISBN-10: 9041106944
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 667
Published: 1st April 2002
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.66
Weight (kg): 1.14