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International News V Associated Press: A Theme And Variations Over Four Days, Christopher Wadlow Dec 2008

International News V Associated Press: A Theme And Variations Over Four Days, Christopher Wadlow

Christopher Wadlow

A series of four classes at the University of Trier (Germany) for undergraduate law students, using the International News v Associated Press case 248 U.S. 215 (1918) to discuss some principles of unfair competition and copyright law, as well as some more fundamental doctrines from the common law, and American Constitutional law.


Publicidad Desleal. Publicidad Comparativa. ¿Dónde Está El Límite?, Gabriel Martinez Medrano Oct 2008

Publicidad Desleal. Publicidad Comparativa. ¿Dónde Está El Límite?, Gabriel Martinez Medrano

Gabriel Martinez Medrano

No abstract provided.


So What’S In The New Copyright Bill, Jeremy De Beer Jun 2008

So What’S In The New Copyright Bill, Jeremy De Beer

Jeremy de Beer

No abstract provided.


The Australia-Chile Free Trade Agreement 2008: Intellectual Property And Development. A Submission To The Joint Standing Committee On Treaties., Matthew Rimmer Jun 2008

The Australia-Chile Free Trade Agreement 2008: Intellectual Property And Development. A Submission To The Joint Standing Committee On Treaties., Matthew Rimmer

Matthew Rimmer

“The Intellectual Property chapter locks in Australia and Chile’s current standards of intellectual property protection for patents, trademarks, geographical indications and copyright, including through appropriate enforcement mechanisms”Regulatory Impact Statement 2008“The public domain is of crucial importance for researchers, academics, teachers, artists, authors and enterprises, which require a rich base of content for their new creations, as well as for those institutions, the function of which is to preserve or disseminate knowledge, such as universities, research centers, libraries, information services, archives and museums.”Submission of the Government of Chile to the World Intellectual Property Organization.“We do not want our trade representatives to …


Canada’S New Copyright Bill: More Spin Than ‘Win-Win’, Jeremy De Beer Jun 2008

Canada’S New Copyright Bill: More Spin Than ‘Win-Win’, Jeremy De Beer

Jeremy de Beer

No abstract provided.


Tercer Congreso Nacional De Organismos Públicos Autónomos, Bruno L. Costantini García Jun 2008

Tercer Congreso Nacional De Organismos Públicos Autónomos, Bruno L. Costantini García

Bruno L. Costantini García

Tercer Congreso Nacional de Organismos Públicos Autónomos

"Autonomía, Reforma Legislativa y Gasto Público"


La Clausula Paramount, Salvador Francisco Ruiz Medrano May 2008

La Clausula Paramount, Salvador Francisco Ruiz Medrano

Salvador Francisco Ruiz Medrano

Paramount clause acts as a referral clause or reference to a certain set of standards, and achieved that in maritime transport, the charterer is subject to the mandatory regime of responsibilities established in the agreement to bring the clause. However, it must be noted that the grade you receive this clause may be varied, so is can be seen as the rule of autonomy of the parties, or as alleged incorporation by reference or even as a possible standard required application.


Hedonic Adaptation And The Settlement Of Civil Lawsuits (With J. Bronsteen & J. Masur), Christopher J. Buccafusco Jan 2008

Hedonic Adaptation And The Settlement Of Civil Lawsuits (With J. Bronsteen & J. Masur), Christopher J. Buccafusco

Christopher J. Buccafusco

This paper examines the burgeoning psychological literature on happiness and hedonic adaptation (a person's capacity to preserve or recapture her level of happiness by adjusting to changed circumstances), bringing this literature to bear on a previously overlooked aspect of the civil litigation process: the probability of pre-trial settlement. The glacial pace of civil litigation is commonly thought of as a regrettable source of costs to the relevant parties. Even relatively straightforward personal injury lawsuits can last for as long as two years, delaying the arrival of necessary redress to the tort victim and forcing the litigants to expend ever greater …


Law And Morality, Mubashshir Sarshar Jan 2008

Law And Morality, Mubashshir Sarshar

Mubashshir Sarshar

No abstract provided.


Natural Justice And Its Applications In Administrative Law, Mubashshir Sarshar Jan 2008

Natural Justice And Its Applications In Administrative Law, Mubashshir Sarshar

Mubashshir Sarshar

No abstract provided.


Capacity Of The State And Its Subordinates, Mubashshir Sarshar Jan 2008

Capacity Of The State And Its Subordinates, Mubashshir Sarshar

Mubashshir Sarshar

No abstract provided.


Judicial Review, Mubashshir Sarshar Jan 2008

Judicial Review, Mubashshir Sarshar

Mubashshir Sarshar

No abstract provided.


Functioning Of The Law Commission Of India, Mubashshir Sarshar Jan 2008

Functioning Of The Law Commission Of India, Mubashshir Sarshar

Mubashshir Sarshar

No abstract provided.


J.S Mill On Liberty, Mubashshir Sarshar Jan 2008

J.S Mill On Liberty, Mubashshir Sarshar

Mubashshir Sarshar

No abstract provided.


Bar Council Of India, Mubashshir Sarshar Jan 2008

Bar Council Of India, Mubashshir Sarshar

Mubashshir Sarshar

No abstract provided.


The Ec Council Regulation On Evidences And The “Description” Of Goods Infringing Ip Rights, Benedetta Carla Angela Ubertazzi Jan 2008

The Ec Council Regulation On Evidences And The “Description” Of Goods Infringing Ip Rights, Benedetta Carla Angela Ubertazzi

Benedetta Carla Angela Ubertazzi

No abstract provided.


Presentation: U.S. Licensing Regulation As A Model For Developing Countries, Benton C. Martin Jan 2008

Presentation: U.S. Licensing Regulation As A Model For Developing Countries, Benton C. Martin

Benton C. Martin

Highlights differences between legislation regulating goverment labs and universities and discusses the implications of these differences for developing countries seeking to emulate United States technology transfer legislation. Concludes that diversity amongst countries based on historical context and infrastructure is vital, just as it has been in regulating different types of institutions in the United States.


Patents And Traditional Medicine: Digital Capture, Creative Legal Interventions And The Dialectics Of Knowledge Transformation, Chidi Oguamanam Jan 2008

Patents And Traditional Medicine: Digital Capture, Creative Legal Interventions And The Dialectics Of Knowledge Transformation, Chidi Oguamanam

Chidi Oguamanam

This article examines the debate over the exclusion of indigenous or local knowledge forms from the global intellectual property system, and some of the current attempts to solve this problem. Using the lens of cultural cosmopolitanism, the article highlights important trends in the dialectics of developing countries' engagement with intellectual property and other collateral knowledge protection systems. The three sites at which this significant development is unfolding are: (1) the digitization of traditional medicinal knowledge through India's traditional knowledge digital library (TKDL) project; (2) a recent attempt at incorporating innovations in Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM) in Taiwanese patent law; and …


Fraude Bancario Y Robo De Identidad, Gabriel Martinez Medrano Jan 2008

Fraude Bancario Y Robo De Identidad, Gabriel Martinez Medrano

Gabriel Martinez Medrano

No abstract provided.


Scale-Free Law: Network Science And Copyright, Andres Guadamuz Jan 2008

Scale-Free Law: Network Science And Copyright, Andres Guadamuz

Andres Guadamuz

Networks are everywhere. The staggering complexity and seemingly chaotic nature of everyday life is actually a collection of different networks interacting with us from the moment that we wake up to the time we go to sleep. We are constantly surrounded by the social network, the financial network, the transport network, the telecommunications network, and even the network within our own bodies. The understanding of how these systems operate and interact with one another has been the realm of physicists, economists, biologists and mathematicians. Until recently, the study of networks lacked empirical application because it was extremely difficult to gather …


Do R&D Programs Of Different Government Levels Overlap In The European Union?, Andrea Fernandez-Ribas, Isabel Busom Jan 2008

Do R&D Programs Of Different Government Levels Overlap In The European Union?, Andrea Fernandez-Ribas, Isabel Busom

Andrea Fernandez-Ribas

Multiple levels of government currently design and implement research and innovation programs both in the US and in Europe. Empirical analysis of interdependencies among programs has not been fully explored, however. Our contribution is a first step in understanding potential complementarities across R&D programs. Using a sample of Spanish manufacturing firms, we study the determinants of firms’ participation in national and in European level research programs and test for differences across programs. Our results suggest that firms’ participation in European and national R&D programs is largely driven by different factors. We interpret these results as suggesting that, ex-post, there is …


The Penumbral Public Domain: Constitutional Limits On Quasi-Copyright Legislation, Aaron K. Perzanowski Jan 2008

The Penumbral Public Domain: Constitutional Limits On Quasi-Copyright Legislation, Aaron K. Perzanowski

Aaron K. Perzanowski

This Article attempts to reconcile the breadth of the modern Commerce Clause with the notion of meaningful and enforceable limits on Congress' copyright authority under Article I, Section 8, Clause 8. The Article aims to achieve two objectives. First, it seeks to outline a general approach to identifying and resolving inter-clause conflicts, sketching a methodology that has been lacking in the courts' sparse treatment of such conflicts. Second, it applies that general framework to the copyright power in order to outline the scope of constitutional prohibitions against quasi-copyright protections. In particular, this application focuses on the federal anti-bootlegging statutes and …


Civil Jurisdiction, Intellectual Property And The Internet, Sampsung Xiaoxiang Shi, Brian Fitzgerald Jan 2008

Civil Jurisdiction, Intellectual Property And The Internet, Sampsung Xiaoxiang Shi, Brian Fitzgerald

xiaoxiang shi

At the core of the civil litigation system is the notion of jurisdiction. In a narrow sense it refers to whether a court has the authority to hear a case in relation to specific people and activities (subject matter) but in a broader sense it also encompasses what law should be applied (choice of law), whether the court is a suitable court to hear the case (choice of court) and the enforcement of judgements.

The notion of jurisdiction provides a tool for efficiently managing litigation and traditionally has been based upon notions of connection to a particular territory. In the …


Chinese Copyright Law, Peer Production And The Participatory Media Age: An Old Regime In A New World, Sampsung Xiaoxiang Shi Jan 2008

Chinese Copyright Law, Peer Production And The Participatory Media Age: An Old Regime In A New World, Sampsung Xiaoxiang Shi

xiaoxiang shi

When the digital world began moving towards a participatory media age and the networked society became increasingly ‘human’, mass participation in creativity gave rise to changes as to how information, knowledge and culture are produced and consumed. Therefore, especially in China, it is time to consider re-framing the copyright regime to facilitate the new creativity and economic models based on participatory media and conductive creativity, while at the same time managing to avoid the disintegration or devaluation of copyright caused by information technology.


Copyright Law, Digital Content And The Internet In The Asia-Pacific, Sampsung Xiaoxiang Shi, Brian Fitzgerald, Fuping Gao Jan 2008

Copyright Law, Digital Content And The Internet In The Asia-Pacific, Sampsung Xiaoxiang Shi, Brian Fitzgerald, Fuping Gao

xiaoxiang shi

This book provides a unique insight into the key issues facing copyright law and digital content policy in a networked information world. It emanates from a landmark conference - The First International Forum on the Content Industry and Intellectual Property - organised by Queensland University of Technology (QUT), The ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCi) and East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL) in Shanghai in 2007. The book features chapters from a wide range of experts in their respective fields from across the Asia-Pacific region. Some of the areas examined include the new …


The Role Of The Lawmaker And Of The Judge In The Conflict Between Copyright Exceptions, Freedom Of Expression And Technological Measures, Severine Dusollier Jan 2008

The Role Of The Lawmaker And Of The Judge In The Conflict Between Copyright Exceptions, Freedom Of Expression And Technological Measures, Severine Dusollier

Severine Dusollier

No abstract provided.


L’Affaire Microsoft Ou L’Interopérabilité, Nouvelle Valeur Du Droit De La Concurrence ?, Severine Dusollier Jan 2008

L’Affaire Microsoft Ou L’Interopérabilité, Nouvelle Valeur Du Droit De La Concurrence ?, Severine Dusollier

Severine Dusollier

No abstract provided.


Le Domaine Public, Garant De L'Intérêt Général En Propriété Intellectuelle ?, Severine Dusollier Jan 2008

Le Domaine Public, Garant De L'Intérêt Général En Propriété Intellectuelle ?, Severine Dusollier

Severine Dusollier

No abstract provided.


Creative Development: Helping Poor Countries By Building Creative Industries, Mark F. Schultz, Alec Van Gelder Jan 2008

Creative Development: Helping Poor Countries By Building Creative Industries, Mark F. Schultz, Alec Van Gelder

Mark F Schultz

This paper advocates a grass-roots, pragmatic approach to intellectual property and economic development in poor countries that focuses on how copyright and related institutions can support bottom-up growth. Two case studies inform this paper's analysis: The development of the country music industry in Nashville, Tennessee, and the challenges faced by the popular music industry in Africa today.

First, we consider the story of Nashville's development into "Music City, U.S.A." as a hopeful example of how a popular music industry can support economic development. Although an example drawn from one of the world's wealthiest countries may not initially seem relevant, early …


An Intentional View Of The Copyright Work, Justine Pila Jan 2008

An Intentional View Of The Copyright Work, Justine Pila

Justine Pila

The questions at the heart of copyright – what is a work, and the extent of copyright protection – are considered. Arguments are presented firstly for an understanding of works oriented around expressive intent, and secondly for a statutory test of infringement that pays closer attention to issues of policy and the authorial acts that copyright rewards. The article revisits two central cases of modern English copyright law, Walter v Lane and Interlego v Tyco Industries, and suggests that their reasoning is problematic; Walter v Lane because the transcripts of Lord Rosebery's speeches were not books for copyright purposes, and …