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Property Rights and Information Flows: A Simulation Approach

Max H. Boisot, Ian C. MacMillan, and Kyeong Seok Han

in Explorations in Information Space: Knowledge, Actors, and Firms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199250875
eISBN:
9780191719509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250875.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

With the growth of the information economy, the proportion of knowledge-intensive goods to total goods is constantly increasing. Lawrence Lessig has argued that IPRs have now become too favourable to ... More


Redefinition of Intellectual Property: The Control of Content

Shalini Venturelli

in Liberalizing the European Media: Politics, Regulation, and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198233794
eISBN:
9780191678998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233794.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter attempts to present a clear-cut examination and detailed analysis of the direction of the policies in the information society for content regulation, ownership, intellectual property ... More


Categories of Intellectual Property and Biodiversity in Western Inspired Legal Cultures

Ituarte-Lima Claudia

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Notions of intellectual property rights (IPR) in Western-inspired legal cultures differ from the way IPR are understood by traditional knowledge holders in relatively isolated and biodiverse areas. ... More


Managing the Provision of Knowledge: The Design of Intellectual Property Laws

Carlos M. Correa

in Providing Global Public Goods: Managing Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157406
eISBN:
9780199832965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157400.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Considers the efficiency effects of intellectual property rights (IPR), with a focus on patent rights. Specifically, it examines the dilemma facing policy‐makers in fostering innovation: how to ... More


Advocate General Jacobs and intellectual property law

Rosa Greaves

in The Advocate General and EC Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199299003
eISBN:
9780191715037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299003.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter focuses on Advocate General Francis Jacobs and his contributions to intellectual property law. Jacobs was appointed Advocate General in 1988, at a time when the European Project had just ... More


Intellectual Property and Industrial Development: A Critical Assessment

Mario Cimoli, Benjamin Coriat, and Annalisa Primi

in Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter offers a sort of roadmap for the analysis of the relationship between intellectual property right protection and industrial development. The general point is that all successful ... More


Competition law

David T. Keeling

in Intellectual Property Rights in EU Law Volume I: Free Movement and Competition Law

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259183
eISBN:
9780191681912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259183.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The EC Treaty is founded on the twin principles of free trade and undistorted competition. The former is guaranteed by the provisions on free movement of goods and services. The latter is protected ... More


Protection of Intellectual Property

Bernard M. Hoekman and Michel M. Kostecki

in The Political Economy of the World Trading System: WTO and Beyond

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294313
eISBN:
9780191596445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829431X.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

An overview is provided of the economic rationales for protection of IPRs (intellectual property rights) and the reasons behind moves to adopt multilateral rules in this area. Some of the major ... More


Liberalizing the European Media: Politics, Regulation, and the Public Sphere

Shalini Venturelli

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198233794
eISBN:
9780191678998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233794.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Arguing that the problem of political rights of information and participation in the public sphere is the central question involving the development of the European Union, this book offers an ... More


The scope of the undertaking

David T. Keeling

in Intellectual Property Rights in EU Law Volume I: Free Movement and Competition Law

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259183
eISBN:
9780191681912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259183.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on the scope of discussion of the present book dealing with intellectual property rights in EU law. The book aims to examine the relationship between intellectual property rights ... More


Institutional Design for China’s Innovation System: Implications for Intellectual Property Rights

Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698547
eISBN:
9780191745522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698547.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Macro- and Monetary Economics

China has committed itself to becoming an "innovation economy." This chapter examines the institutional arrangements that will most facilitate its accomplishment of that goal. This is especially ... More


The Justification of Intellectual Property

MICHAEL SPENCE

in Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198765011
eISBN:
9780191695278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765011.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter talks about several justifications for the endowment of intellectual property rights. These justifications are variously focused upon the activities of the creator of an intangible ... More


Legal Relations and Things: Property

Neil MacCormick

in Institutions of Law: An Essay in Legal Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198267911
eISBN:
9780191714832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267911.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on a different type of complex right, that involved in the ownership of property, and in other related forms of proprietary right, or ‘real right’. It addresses the following ... More


Trade, intellectual property and access to affordable HIV medicines

Julian Fleet and Béchir N’Daw

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0044
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter situates intellectual property issues within the context of efforts to expand on a vast scale access to HIV medicines. Secondly, it summarizes recent developments regarding the ... More


Intellectual Property: Omnipresent, Distracting, Irrelevant?

William Cornish

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199263073
eISBN:
9780191718694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263073.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Intellectual property rights (IPRs) are increasingly significant elements of economic policy: they are vital to developed countries in an age of global trade. Today's astounding new technologies, ... More


Intellectual Property Rights in EU Law Volume I: Free Movement and Competition Law

David T. Keeling

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259183
eISBN:
9780191681912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259183.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This volume provides an in-depth analysis of the relationship between intellectual property rights (including patents, trade marks, copyright, and designs) and the law of the European Union. It ... More


Intellectual Property Rights, Capacity Building, and “Informational Development” in Developing Countries

Christopher May

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0311
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter explores the international politics of intellectual property protection within the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). It looks at ... More


Intellectual property rights and the media

Richard Haynes

in Media Rights and Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618804
eISBN:
9780748670994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618804.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter provides an overview of intellectual property rights, more specifically the underlying principles of copyright. It explores the increasing use of intellectual property rights in the ... More


The International Trade Regime in Perspective

Srividhya Ragavan

in Patent and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199840670
eISBN:
9780199949786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840670.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter explores the global trade regime, which viewed substantive equality as the first step towards true equality. It defines the terms substantive equality and barriers-to-trade, and then ... More


Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Mario Cimoli, Giovanni Dosi, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the 1990s, development policy advocated by international financial institutions was influenced by the so-called Washington Consensus thinking. This strategy, based largely on liberalization, ... More


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