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Athlete Trademarks: Names, Nicknames, and Catchphrases  

Alexandra J. Roberts

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Sep 2017
This chapter examines the protectability and registration of athletes’ names, nicknames, and catchphrases as trademarks under federal law. More and more athletes are seeking to register ... More

The Basic Structure of Intellectual Property Law  

Richard A. Epstein

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Oct 2017
This chapter puts forward a comprehensive framework for evaluating property regimes for both physical and intellectual property resources. It starts with an account of the trade-off ... More

The CoExistence of Copyright and Patent Laws to Protect InnovationA Case Study of 3D Printing in UK and Australian Law  

Dinusha Mendis, Jane Nielsen, Diane Nicol, and Phoebe Li

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Jul 2017
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Apr 2017
The chapter considers the challenges faced by intellectual property (IP) laws, in particular copyright and patent laws, in responding to emerging technologies and innovation like 3D ... More

Copyright  

Jane Ginsburg

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May 2017
This chapter offers an overview of copyright in general in common law and civil law countries, with an emphasis on the United States (US) and the European Union (EU). It addresses the ... More

Cross-Border Intellectual Property Enforcement  

Eun-Joo Min and Johannes Christian Wichard

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May 2017
This chapter identifies national and regional approaches adopted to ensure that intellectual property (IP) rights are enforceable in a global environment constituted by territorial rights ... More

Design Protection  

Barton Beebe

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Jun 2017
This chapter surveys the legal protection of industrial designs, understood as the protection of the appearance of articles of manufacture. It discusses the definition of “design” ... More

Drugs, Biologics, and Devices: FDA Regulation, Intellectual Property, and Medical Products in the American Healthcare System  

Lewis Grossman

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Jan 2017
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Jul 2015
This article examines the basic framework of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s approval process for drugs, biologics, and medical devices within the broader context of the ... More

The Emergence and Development of Intellectual Property Law in Australia and New Zealand  

Kimberlee Weatherall

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Jun 2017
This chapter provides both an overview of the history of intellectual property (IP) laws in Australia and New Zealand, and pathways into existing and emerging scholarship in this area. It ... More

The Emergence and Development of Intellectual Property Law in Canada  

Daniel Gervais

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May 2017
This chapter reviews the emergence of intellectual property (IP) norms in the areas of copyright, trademarks, patents, and designs in Canadian law from the early days of the Dominion’s ... More

The Emergence and Development of Intellectual Property Law in Central and Eastern Europe  

Mihály Ficsor

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Jun 2017
While this chapter considers the significant differences between the Central and Eastern European countries, their common pasts of centrally planned economies and difficulty of ... More

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