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Aggregate Measures of Soft Innovation

Paul Stoneman

in Soft Innovation: Economics, Product Aesthetics, and the Creative Industries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572489
eISBN:
9780191722257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572489.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter takes a macro economic view and attempts to provide some feel for the extent of such innovation in the economy as a whole and the economic activities built upon it. At the macro level, ... More


Fighting over Words: Language and Civil Law Cases

Roger W. Shuy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328837
eISBN:
9780199870165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328837.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Everybody fights about something or other and language is usually at the very center of the conflict. We use language as we fight our battles, but when the dispute is over what is said or how it was ... More


Industrial Property: Trade Marks and Unfair Competition

William Cornish

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on laws governing trademarks and unfair competition in the 19th century covers private and public control of marketing practices, the common law action against ‘passing, palming or ... More


Intellectual Property

Adil E. Shamoo and David B. Resnik

in Responsible Conduct of Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368246
eISBN:
9780199867615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368246.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter discusses the history of the intellectual property and its ethical and legal foundations. The chapter provides an overview of the U.S. intellectual property system and discusses patents, ... More


Variation in TRIPS Implementation (1995–2007)

Carolyn Deere

in The Implementation Game: The TRIPS Agreement and the Global Politics of Intellectual Property Reform in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199550616
eISBN:
9780191720284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550616.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Drawing on a survey of evidence from 1995 to 2007, this chapter highlights a selection of the most striking elements of variation in how developing countries implemented TRIPS. It shows that ... More


Passing Off

Hazel Carty

in An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter explores the history and ingredients of this misrepresentation economic tort. Part of its importance is as a parallel action to the statutory protection of trademarks, but it is shown ... More


Epilogue

Peter M. Birkeland

in Franchising Dreams: The Lure of Entrepreneurship in America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226051901
eISBN:
9780226051925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051925.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter presents an account of the experiences working with franchisees in three franchise systems. Franchise systems are aimed to repress the creativity and uniqueness of regional businesses so ... More


Reconciling Public Health and Investor Rights: The Case of Tobacco

Valentina Sara Vadi

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores the linkage between investment law and international instruments protecting public health, focussing on the specific issue of tobacco control. Since the recent inception of the ... More


Branding

WILLIAM CORNISH

in Intellectual Property: Omnipresent, Distracting, Irrelevant?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199263073
eISBN:
9780191718694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263073.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

‘Branding’ is the watchword of marketers; lawyers talk of ‘trademarks and associated get-up’. By these terms the two groups mean broadly the same phenomenon; but each inclines to a contemptuous view ... More


The Illusion of Order: Innovation and the Patent System

Stuart Macdonald

in Information for Innovation: Managing Change from an Information Perspective

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241477
eISBN:
9780191696947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241477.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses information as property, and all policies relating to it. The essence of intellectual property rights is the application of ownership to certain information, by placing on it ... More


What is a brand?

Barrie Gunter

in Kids and Branding In A Digital World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097874
eISBN:
9781526104359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097874.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Brands ascended as advances in technology enabled mass production of goods and speedier forms of transportation over long distances so that local products could spread beyond local markets. With the ... More


Adaptation, Imitation, and Innovation

Michael Keane, Anthony Fung, and Albert Moran

in New Television, Globalisation, and the East Asian Cultural Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098206
eISBN:
9789882207219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098206.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter focuses on the legal mechanisms for protecting TV-program formats. The practice of imitation in media industries has led the way in policing copyright protection. When writers of TV ... More


Joyce and the Law

Jonathan Goldman (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054742
eISBN:
9780813053301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054742.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The book collects essays about James Joyce's writings in the context of law and legal history from major scholars of early twentieth-century literature and culture. It argues that reading Joyce ... More


Equal Before the Law? Not if You Want to Register a Trade Mark

David T Keeling

in Continuity and Change in EU Law: Essays in Honour of Sir Francis Jacobs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199219032
eISBN:
9780191711862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219032.003.0016
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines the principle of equal treatment as it applies to trade mark. It argues that trade mark registration is in danger of becoming a lottery; the danger can only be averted if the ... More


The Protection of Non-Traditional Trademarks: Critical Perspectives

Irene Calboli and Martin Senftleben (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198826576
eISBN:
9780191865503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826576.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

During the last decades, non-traditional marks have found their way into trademark registers worldwide. Against this background, the time has come to take stock. Which law and practice has evolved ... More


Regulating Style: Intellectual Property Law and the Business of Fashion in Guatemala

Kedron Thomas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520290969
eISBN:
9780520964860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290969.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Fashion knock-offs are everywhere. Even in the out-of-the-way markets of highland Guatemala, fake branded clothes offer a cheap, stylish alternative for people who can’t afford high-priced originals. ... More


Conclusion: New Directions

in The Patent Crisis and How the Courts Can Solve It

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226080611
eISBN:
9780226080635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226080635.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Both innovation and patent law unquestionably work differently in different industries. The law can either take account of those differences or seek to ignore them. Congress is better suited to ... More


The Story of Luxury Products and the (Broken) Promise of Superior Quality in a World of Prestige for the Masses

Irene Calboli

in The Luxury Economy and Intellectual Property: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199335701
eISBN:
9780199350421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335701.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Competition Law

This chapter examines the legal protection of luxury trademarks. These marks are often protected not only against trademark infringement, but also against trademark dilution because they are ... More


The Concept 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/9780198765011.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter discusses the core concept of intellectual property. It also provides an outline of the four major regimes that govern intellectual property — copyright, patent, trade mark, and database ... More


The Protection of Marketing Assets

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/9780198765011.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter begins by discussing the expanding concepts of the brand and the change in the function of brands when the brand itself has become a product. It then explains the classic elements of the ... More


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