Intellectual Property

Summary of Intellectual Property Intellectual Property is, according withWilliam J. Miller, a general term covering industrial property such as patents, trademarks, and trade names, as well as literary and artistic property, including copyrights. Consideration of the meaning of the word […]

International Intellectual Property Protection

The Impact of Preferential Trade Agreements on IPR Protection This section provides an overview of the impact of preferential trade agreements on ipr protection within the legal context of Intellectual Property Protection in international economic law, with coverage of The Protection of […]

Right to Intellectual Property

In relation to the right to intellectual property and constitutional law, ES Nwauche[1] made the following observation: The right to intellectual property is the protection offered by national, regional and international legal orders to intellectual property as a human right. Even though […]

Intellectual Property Rights

Introduction Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) protection is one of the most important and current legal issues in the international trade arena. As international trade and investment increases around the world, copyrights, trademarks, patents and trade secrets need to be subjects of a […]

Intellectual Property Policy

Intellectual Property Law and Policy Contents of Intellectual Property Law and Policy Contents of this subject matter include: (Copyright Law – introduction, subsistence and exclusive rights; Copyright law – balancing the interests, dealing with copyright) Patents and Biotechnology […]

Intellectual Property Competition

Intellectual Property Competition How do Patent and Copyright Protection restrict Competitors Both patent and copyright protection, though particularly the former, … Read more

United International Bureaux for the Protection of Industrial, Literary, and Artistic Property and for the Protection of Intellectual Property

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on united international bureaux for the protection of industrial, literary, and artistic property and for the protection of intellectual property explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further […]

Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual property law deals with the rules for securing and enforcing legal rights to inventions, designs, and artistic works. For example, a book may be considered an intellectual property, and its author may have the rightful ownership over it. In a nutshell, intellectual property law […]

World Intellectual Property Organization

Summary of World Intellectual Property Organization A specialized agency of the United Nations charged with fostering international agreements to protect rights to intellectual property, with the object of facilitating international technology transfer. WIPO serves as the nucleus for new […]

Rules Relating to Intellectual Property

This section provides an overview of rules relating to intellectual property within the legal context of Impact of Domestic Regulation on Trade in Goods, Services and on Investment in international economic law, with coverage of Domestic Regulation (Behind the Borders) (Main Regulatory Areas).

Intellectual Property Obligations

Toward Ceilings and Graduation of IP obligations This section provides an overview of toward ceilings and graduation of ip obligations within the legal context of Intellectual Property Protection in international economic law, with coverage of The Protection of Property (Main Regulatory Areas).

Unitary Intellectual Property Rights and Private International Law

This section contain conflict of laws information and cross references related to unitary intellectual property rights and private international law on some major countries and additional jurisdictions. It covers key issues involved when citizens face international situations. Information on […]

Intellectual Property Institutions

Intellectual Property Institutions in International Economic Law In international economic law, intellectual property institutions includes the following legal areas, with coverage in this world legal encyclopedia: li>World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) The European Patent […]

Internet Intellectual Property

Misappropriation in Cyberlaw Misappropriation of Trade Secrets in Cyberspace Employer Rights in Cyberlaw Employer Rights in the Creation and Protection of Internet-Related Intellectual Property Publicity Rights in Cyberlaw Privacy and Publicity Rights of Celebrities and Others in Cyberspace […]

Principles of Protection of Intellectual Property Rights

Goals, Principles and Minimum Standards of Protection of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) This section provides an overview of goals, principles and minimum standards of protection of intellectual property rights (iprs) within the legal context of Intellectual Property Protection in […]

Parallel Importation in Intellectual Property

Exhaustion of Rights and Parallel Importation in Intellectual Property This section provides an overview of exhaustion of rights and parallel importation in intellectual property within the legal context of Market Access (Quantitative Restrictions in Goods and Services) in international […]

Unitary Intellectual Property Rights and Jurisdiction

Unitary Intellectual Property Rights and Jurisdiction in Private International Law This section contain conflict of laws information and cross references related to unitary intellectual property rights and jurisdiction on some major countries and additional jurisdictions. It covers key issues […]

Intellectual Property Disputes

The Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights and the World Trade Organization The Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights in relation to the World Trade Organization (WTO) covers several issues.

History of Intellectual Property

History and Theory of Intellectual Property Contents of History and Theory of Intellectual Property Contents of this subject matter include: Introduction to legal history History of Copyright Law History of Trademark Law History of Patent Law History of trade secrets/confidence Overview of IP […]

Intellectual Property Protection

Intellectual Property Protection in International Economic Law In international economic law, intellectual property protection includes the following legal areas, with coverage in this world legal encyclopedia: li> Goals, Principles and Minimum Standards of Protection of Intellectual Property […]

Intellectual Property Practice

Preparing for Intellectual Property Practice Contents of Preparing for Intellectual Property Practice Contents of this subject matter include:

Topic 2: Legal Method/Statutory Interpretation

Courts & Tribunals Appeal & Review Procedures Administrative law & tribunals Remedies Statutory […]

Intellectual Property Jurisdiction

Intellectual Property Jurisdiction in Private International Law This section contain conflict of laws information and cross references related to intellectual property jurisdiction on some major countries and additional jurisdictions. It covers key issues involved when citizens face […]

Applicable Law to Intellectual Property

Applicable Law to Intellectual Property in Private International Law This section contain conflict of laws information and cross references related to applicable law to intellectual property on some major countries and additional jurisdictions. It covers key issues involved when citizens face […]

Computer Intellectual Property

Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section Overview of Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section in relation to cyber crime: [1]CCIPS was originally founded in 1991 as the ''DoJ Computer Crime Unit.'' In 1996 it was upgraded to Section status and now has dozens […]

Intellectual Property Commercialization

Contents of Intellectual Property Commercialization Contents of this subject matter include:Introduction to IP & Economic Development IP Laws Survey (1): Copyright & Design IP Laws Survey (2): Patent & Confidential Information IP Laws Survey (3): Trade Mark, Passing off & Domain Name Business […]

Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Protection

Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Protection (TRIPs) and the GATT Policy Negotiations In relation to the GATT Policy Negotiations, Christopher Mark (1993) provided the following explanation and/or definition of Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Protection (TRIPs): […]

Intellectual Property History

Intellectual Property: History of Intellectual Property Law

Introduction to Intellectual Property History

Some forms of intellectual property, such as trademarks, date to ancient times. But comprehensive legal protection for intellectual property did not become common until the 18th …