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University of Georgia School of Law

International

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Protection Of Intellectual Property Rights And The Impact Of Trips, Sowmiya R.K. Sikal Jan 2000

Protection Of Intellectual Property Rights And The Impact Of Trips, Sowmiya R.K. Sikal

LLM Theses and Essays

This thesis focuses on the importance of intellectual property rights and its protection in the international arena. Coming from a developing country - India, I have always been fascinated with the area of international intellectual property rights protection because of its severe ramification on the economy and the social structure of developing countries. The impact of heightened protection of intellectual property rights has been a controversial issue between developed and developing countries for many years. In this paper, I have examined intellectual property rights, need for its protection, conventions, treaties and agreements present for the protection of intellectual property including the ...


International Franchising: Focus On Central And Eastern Europe And Russia, Aksinia Zaharieva Dintcheva Jan 2000

International Franchising: Focus On Central And Eastern Europe And Russia, Aksinia Zaharieva Dintcheva

LLM Theses and Essays

This thesis discusses and analyzes international franchising and its introduction and development in the emerging democracies in Eastern Europe. After a general presentation of the franchise marketing method, the advantages and disadvantages to both parties of the franchise relationship are discussed. Attention is given to the alternatives available to foreign franchisors contemplating international franchising in the Eastern European region. The thesis further reviews the newly enacted foreign investment laws in six Eastern European countries - Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, and Russia - as they relate to the joint venture operations in the region and the attending legal issues. Review of ...


International Joint Ventures Between France And The United States, Alexis Desreumaux Jan 2000

International Joint Ventures Between France And The United States, Alexis Desreumaux

LLM Theses and Essays

This thesis focuses on two markets: France and the United States. Although these markets are competitive in several areas, sometimes some cooperation is needed in order to achieve a successful venture. The focus of this thesis is on two major issues. First, how can an American company, with a French partner, venture in France? And, second, how can a French company "invade" the U.S. market, with the help of a local company? To narrow the focus of this thesis, these " multipartite" joint ventures are to be dealt with. The thesis concerns the joint ventures made from two corporations, one ...