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Handbook of Intellectual Property Research: Lenses, Methods, and Perspectives

Irene Calboli and Maria Lillà Montagnani


The relevance of intellectual property (IP) law has increased dramatically over the last several years. Globalization, digitization, and the rise of post-industrial information-based industries have all contributed to a new prominence of IP law as one of the most important factors in driving innovation and economic development. At the same time, the significant expansion of IP rules has impacted many areas of public policy such as public health, the environment, biodiversity, agriculture, information, in an unprecedented manner. The growing importance of IP law has led to an exponential growth ... More

Keywords: intellectual property, research, scholarship, research methodology, legal methods

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780198826743
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198826743.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Irene Calboli, editor
Professor of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law

Maria Lillà Montagnani, editor
Associate Professor of Commercial Law, Bocconi University

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Irene Calboli and Maria Lillà Montagnani

Part I Intersections Between Intellectual Property Law and Other Areas of Law

Part II Intersections Between Intellectual Property Law and the Humanities

17 Intellectual Property and the Question of the Archive

Jose Bellido* ‘The archive is the ultimate rabbit hole’1

Part III Intersections Between Intellectual Property Law and (Social) Science

28 Science and Technology and Intellectual Property Research

Geertrui Van Overwalle and Lina Kestemont

33 Survival Analysis in Intellectual Property Research

Alan C. Marco and Saurabh Vishnubhakat

34 Intellectual Property Law and Sociolegal Studies

William T. Gallagher and Debora J. Halbert

38 Methods for Intellectual Property Valuation

Dilip Sharma and Abhijeet Kumar

Part IV Intersections Between Intellectual Property Law and Pluralism

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