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Private Governance Of Knowledge: Societally-Crafted Intellectual Properties Regimes, Dan Wielsch Jul 2013

Private Governance Of Knowledge: Societally-Crafted Intellectual Properties Regimes, Dan Wielsch

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies

The evolutionary challenge global society faces is the decentralized development of legal rules that multilaterally protect social autonomies from violating each other. At the national level, democratic constitutions provide for the resolution of conflicts between different normative worlds, although the focus here is certainly on the protection of autonomies from political encroachment. However, political constitutions make sure that legal orders consider a plurality of normative perspectives. In contrast, international lawmaking can exclusively link to a specific social rationality, lacking any impartial forum for normative reconciliation. This is of special importance for the governance of intellectual resources. The incorporation of international …


What's In A Name?: Geographical Indicators, Legal Protection, And The Vulnerability Of Zinfandel, Stephen M. Jurca Jul 2013

What's In A Name?: Geographical Indicators, Legal Protection, And The Vulnerability Of Zinfandel, Stephen M. Jurca

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies

This note explores the issues countries face when one party allegedly takes unfair economic advantage of foreign competitors in an increasingly global market by broadly interpreting international product labeling laws in its favor. The United States' widespread use of the term "champagne" in its domestic sparkling wine industry is just one example of how "genericide"-the process by which a popular brand name becomes so commonly used that the term is no longer protected by intellectual property law-negatively affects trade relations and hampers economic growth. This note focuses on the dangers of genericide in the marketplace, most specifically, the international wine …


Putting The Cisg Where It Belongs: In The Uniform Commercial Code, Kina Grbic May 2013

Putting The Cisg Where It Belongs: In The Uniform Commercial Code, Kina Grbic

Touro Law Review

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Property Taxation Of Foreign Goods And Enterprises - A Study In Inconsistency , James Dexter Clark May 2013

Property Taxation Of Foreign Goods And Enterprises - A Study In Inconsistency , James Dexter Clark

Pepperdine Law Review

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The Dilemma Of Extending International Commercial Arbitration Clauses To Third Parties: Is Protecting Federal Policy While Accommodating Economic Globalization A Bridge To Nowhere, Pedro J. Martinez-Fraga Apr 2013

The Dilemma Of Extending International Commercial Arbitration Clauses To Third Parties: Is Protecting Federal Policy While Accommodating Economic Globalization A Bridge To Nowhere, Pedro J. Martinez-Fraga

Cornell International Law Journal

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