Identifies several current issues relating to intellectual property in industrial designs. Describes different sorts of intellectual property protection that apply to industrial designs. Reviews current issues at the interface between intellectual property and industrial designs. Considers impact that specialized, or sui generis, rights regimes may have upon innovation and competition.
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