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International Intellectual Property Integrated World Economy

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ISBN-10: 0735599661

ISBN-13: 9780735599666

Edition: 2nd 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Abbott, Thomas Cottier, Francis Gurry

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International Intellectual Property in an Integrated World Economyprovides students with a comprehensive introduction to the global systemregulating intellectual property rights. The authors use meticulously selectedcase decisions from different national, regional, and multilateral courts anddispute settlement bodies to illustrate the application of legal principles,as well as to introduce the impact the treatment of intellectual propertyrights may have on a range of social and economic interests.This outstanding text recognizes that students today need to understandintellectual property concepts in the context of a global economy. This uniqueteaching tool:explores the technical aspects of intellectual property rights practice andthe context in which decisions are made and carried outexplicitly addresses the importance of technology developments forintellectual property, including how the international intellectual propertysystem may be adapting to pressures for changeexplains the roles of various multilateral organizations in the regulation ofintellectual property rights, including the World Intellectual PropertyOrganization (WIPO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO), and how otherregulating organizations, such as the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)and World Health Organization (WHO), are involvedanalyzes the role of regional organizations such as the European Union (EU),the European Patent Office (EPO), and the African Regional IntellectualProperty Organization (ARIPO), as well as explaining the network ofmultilateral and regional trade agreements within the intellectual propertyrights system, and the mechanisms for the implementation of those agreementsProvides important tools for future employment in a variety of public settingsThe Teacher's Manual provides:an up-to-date detailed explanation of the subject matter of the book,expanding upon the underlying themesadditional substantive content that will aid in class preparationlinks to international institution (and other) websites that can be used forclassroom illustration of how the international intellectual property systemoperatessuggested paper topics, syllabus/page selection and sample examsFor new teachers, the Teacher's Manual is an invaluable aid for classroompreparation. For experienced teachers, the commentary in the Teacher's Manualprovides added value to the text.* Teaching materials available only for professors only.
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Book details

List price: $224.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 5/23/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 864
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

Structural Framework, Basic Principles and Policies
The International Patent System
The International Trademark and Identifier System
The International Copyright System
The International System for Protection of Industrial Design, Plant Variety, Trade Secret and Regulatory Data
The International System for Enforcement of IPRs