Innovation, competition and consumer welfare in intellectual property law [electronic resource] / Gustavo Ghidini.
- Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, 2010.
1 online resource (300 p.)
- Intellectual property.
- Electronic books.
- Provides a comprehensive critical overview of the basic IP paradigms, such as patents, trademarks and copyrights. This work highlights the trends that challenge the traditional 'all-exclusionary' vision of IP law and its application. It is suitable for those specializing in the realm of intellectual property, competition and comparative law.
- Cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Preface to Intellectual Property and Competition Law; Author's brief foreword; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: Introduction: the basic paradigms and constitutional framework of intellectual property law; Chapter 2: Patent protection of innovations: a monopoly with pro-competitive antibodies; Chapter 3: From art to technology: the expansion of copyright; Chapter 4: The distinguishing function and advertising value of the trademark: aspects of the critique of the European reform; Chapter 5: Intellectual property and regulation(s) of competition
Appendix - On TRIPs and developing countries: 'Don't do unto others ...'Index
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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