New horizons in intellectual property. Elgaronline.
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.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
pt. 1. Trade, investment and enforcement policies of IPRS pt. 2. IPRS, business and public-private partnerships pt. 3. IPRS, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology pt. 4. IPRS, competition, access and antitrust in the age of the information society pt. 5. IPRS and geographical indications.