Chow and Lee's International Intellectual Property: Problems, Cases, and Materials addresses the latest developments in U.S., EU, and WTO law. It contains numerous new cases, replacing older ones. The text remains concise and retains the features of the first edition that made it popular: clear expositions of the law and many short, practical, and straightforward problems that liven class discussions and draw home the lessons to the students.
This new edition of the book is completely updated with the latest developments in U.S., EU, and WTO law. It contains a number of new cases, replacing older cases. This edition remains concise and retains the features of the first that made it popular: clear expositions of the law and many short, practical, and straight forward problems that liven class discussions and draw home the lessons to the students. The casebook contains many excerpts of major international intellectual property treaties and can be used without the Documents Supplement. Students who wish to have the full text of the treaties can supplement their study with the comprehensive Documents Supplement.
This Supplement accompanies Chow and Lee's International Intellectual Property: Problems, Cases, and Materials. The new edition has been thoroughly updated.
Law school casebook with two objectives. One is to equip law students with the methodology they will need to engage in an international intellectual property practice involving transactional work or litigation. The second is to expose students to the social, economic, and cultural considerations that underpin intellectual property law around the world. Features expertly edited cases and problems for classroom discussion.
Focusing on private international business transactions, this book covers the planning, structure, and implementation of these transactions in today’s global economy. New Key Features New Supreme Court jurisprudence on international litigation and arbitration. New developments in international investment law. New cases on corporate social responsibility.
A multi-disciplinary introduction to emerging trends and issues in intellectual property and its impact on business, law, and society--from Napster to "open source," traditional media to electronic commerce, fair use to enforcement across borders.
Thanks to its manageable size, problem-based presentation, and accessible writing style, International Trade Law is one of the most comprehensive and student-friendly trade law texts on the market. It is the only international trade casebook that systematically covers all GATT articles and WTO side agreements, and offers clear explanations of how WTO obligations are implemented in the U.S. and the EU. The Second Edition has been reorganized for more systematic coverage of GATT. Trade in goods is now thoroughly covered before other types of trade, such as services and intellectual property, are presented. In addition, treatment of GATS, trade involving China, and trade and civil society has been updated to include current issues. Features: Manageable size and accessible style make this one of the most student-friendly trade law texts available. Complete coverage of the GATT--the only book to systematically cover all GATT articles together with all WTO side agreements. Coverage focused on trade of goods. Additional coverage of trade in services, technology, and foreign direct investment. An emphasis on civil society issues such as the environment, human rights, and development as they relate to international trade. Clear explanations of WTO obligations and their implementation in the U.S. and EU. Effective problems and hypotheticals. Compelling, up-to-date cases. Thoroughly updated, the revised Second Edition offers: Reorganized chapters to more systematically cover the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. Complete coverage of trade in goods before other types of trade are examined in the final chapters (e.g., trade in services, trade in intellectual property). Expanded coverage of trade issues involving China. Expanded coverage of trade and civil society issues. Expanded coverage of GATS. Updated cases and problems.
The contributors explore how the rise of international trade and globalization has changed the way trademark law functions in a number of important areas, including protection of well-known marks, parallel imports, enforcement of trademark rights again
This volume concerns several aspects of China's changing market based economy. These include commercial contract enforcement, corporate structures, competition law and other issues related to China's membership in the WTO. In the past two decades, the rapid integration of China's economy into the global marketplace has created obligations and expectations of non-discrimination and regulatory transparency in domestic markets. The Chinese government has responded by demanding better governance within major companies, market sectors and public administration generally. However, as the articles in this volume show, it has struggled to find a corporate structure capable of absorbing external equity investment and participation but still amenable to direct and indirect state guidance. It has also moved cautiously in creating legal controls over unfair competition. Moreover, the protection of state owned enterprises, which serve as vehicles for domestic economic, social and political policy, has been a recurring issue in China's WTO trade disputes.
'This hybrid volume, part commentary, part primary sources, with questions to stimulate further thinking, serves both as a teaching tool and as a manual for lawyers who seek a comprehensive overview of EU intellectual property law. the book aims at a generalist legal audience, with very a helpful précis of international law, including the major multilateral treaties, as well as a summary of the EU legal framework that non-Europeans will find highly useful. the authors explore the full range of traditional and emerging IP rights. They also provide in-depth analysis of remedies and of the international private law issues that increasingly arise in contemporary complex IP litigation.' - Jane Ginsburg, Columbia Law School, US
This casebook utilizes a problem-solving approach, applying the principles of intellectual property protection to fact patterns arising in a variety of industries, including music, art, computers, biotechnology, and industrial design. The text takes a comparative approach to intellectual property that emphasizes the commonalities and differences in the theories underlying the regimes of trademark, copyright, and patent law. State law is integrated into the discussion, comparing laws and raising issues of preemption as they naturally occur.The Second Edition utilizes a unique, problem-solving approach and a creative, student friendly structure. This method provides the opportunity to apply the principles of intellectual property protection to fact patterns arising in a variety of industries (including music, art, computers, biotechnology and industrial design). The text takes a comparative approach to intellectual property that emphasizes the commonalities and differences in
As the leading student text in the field, this title provides both a detailed examination of the law of the World Trade Organization and a clear introduction to the basic principles and underlying logic of the world trading system. It explores the institutional aspects of the WTO together with the substantive law. New to this edition are examinations of the WTO rules on the protection of intellectual property and the rules on technical barriers to trade and sanitary and phytosanitary measures. Assignments are integrated throughout to allow students to assess their understanding, while chapter summaries reinforce learning. In addition further-reading sections have been added to each chapter and exercises have been included to draw on primary sources and real-life trade scenarios, enabling students to hone their practical and analytical skills. The title is an essential tool for any student of the WTO, either at undergraduate or postgraduate level.
Contemporary transnational criminals take advantage of globalization, trade liberalization, and emerging new technologies to commit a diverse range of crimes, and to move money, goods, services, and people instantaneously for purposes of pure economic gain and/or political violence. This book captures the importance of transnational business crime and international relations by examining the rise of international economic crime and recent strategies in the United States and abroad to combat it. The book is organized into three main sections. The first part discusses substantive crimes, particularly tax, money laundering, and counter-terrorism financial enforcement; transnational corruption; transnational organized crime; and export control and economic sanctions. The second part discusses procedural aspects of international white collar crime, namely extraterritorial jurisdiction, evidence gathering, extradition, and international prisoner transfer. The third part discusses the role of international organizations, including the United Nations, the World Bank Group, Interpol, and economic integration groups.
This casebook provides a comprehensive survey of design protection, one of the hottest fields of intellectual property. The casebook is user-friendly and accessible to students of any experience level, including students with no prior knowledge of intellectual property. The casebook takes a practical approach to the study of design protection by including numerous real-world problems for the students to answer as they study the key cases and laws in the casebook. Students are introduced to the key concepts of U.S. design patent law, trademark law, and copyright law that relate to the protection of designs. In addition, the casebook compares the U.S. approach with the popular Community design right of the European Union and also introduces the students to the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs. Several exam-style questions are included in the final chapter for the students to test their knowledge of the materials.
This popular casebook is divided into three parts: Part I focuses on legal issues arising out of amateur sports. Particular emphasis is placed on the roles, rules, and activities of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The issues addressed include amateur sports associations, gender equity in amateur athletics, and amateur sports and antitrust law. Part II addresses with legal issues in professional sports. The chapters in this part deal with professional sports leagues, labor relations and antitrust law, enforcement of sports contracts, representation of professional athletes, negotiation of sports contracts, and stadium and arena issues. Part III presents issues that arise in both professional and amateur sports. The subjects analyzed include criminal liability of sports participants, tort issues, intellectual property issues, health and disability issues, drug testing, and Olympic and international sports rules and regulations. The new Seventh Edition retains the problem-based approach that has helped make this book so popular for all these years. Recent developments that have broken new ground are also included as featured cases and/or the subject of new problems. For example: • The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in American Needle, Inc. v. Nat'l Football League, earned its way into the Seventh Edition as a featured case. • The O'Bannon v. NCAA line of pending cases is addressed as a problem in both the antitrust materials and the intellectual property materials; • The emergence of a body of international sports law -- a "lex sportiva" -- gains coverage in this new edition through the addition of new problems and recently decided CAS cases; and • The class action lawsuit, Brady v. NFL, filed in April 2011, challenging various NFL player restraints and many of the questions this case raises are noted in Chapter 6. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

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