Description : The book presents a comprehensive treatment of Intellectual Property concepts and its applications in Indian industry. Now, in its Third Edition, it includes a new chapter on Valuation of Intellectual Property and numerous cases/caselets in most of the chapters. It provides a strategic framework for IP management, leading to competitive advantage for a business enterprise. Besides explaining the conceptual framework and practices of IP management, the book discusses IP as a strategic tool, its commercial exploitation and strategies for risk management of IP. Web-based material comprising chapter-wise PowerPoint Presentations (PPTs) and multiple choice questions is available at www.phindia.com/sople This book is primarily intended as a text for postgraduate students of management, students of engineering and those who are pursuing certificate, postgraduate diploma or degree courses in IPR. In addition, professionals and corporate decision-makers should find the text very valuable. KEY FEATURES : Discusses IPs such as Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Designs, Semiconductor Circuit Layouts and Geographical Indications, etc. Treats IPRs and Cyber Space and Pharmaceutical sector in separate chapters. Classifies systems in practice for various IPs. Provides IPRs legal provision in Indian context. Includes a comprehensive glossary of important terms.
Description : Software is the product of intellectual creativity, but protection of the intellectual property residing in software is the subject of some controversy. This book captures a wide range of perspectives on the topic from industry, academe, and government, drawing on information presented at a workshop and forum.
Description : The book examines the correlation between Intellectual Property Law – notably copyright – on the one hand and social and economic development on the other. The main focus of the initial overview is on historical, legal, economic and cultural aspects. Building on that, the work subsequently investigates how intellectual property systems have to be designed in order to foster social and economic growth in developing countries and puts forward theoretical and practical solutions that should be considered and implemented by policy makers, legal experts and the Word Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Description : As technological developments multiply around the globe--even as the patenting of human genes comes under serious discussion--nations, companies, and researchers find themselves in conflict over intellectual property rights (IPRs). Now, an international group of experts presents the first multidisciplinary look at IPRs in an age of explosive growth in science and technology. This thought-provoking volume offers an update on current international IPR negotiations and includes case studies on software, computer chips, optoelectronics, and biotechnology--areas characterized by high development cost and easy reproducibility. The volume covers these and other issues: Modern economic theory as a basis for approaching international IPRs. U.S. intellectual property practices versus those in Japan, India, the European Community, and the developing and newly industrializing countries. Trends in science and technology and how they affect IPRs. Pros and cons of a uniform international IPRs regime versus a system reflecting national differences.
Description : Holyoak and Torremans Intellectual Property Law provides readers with a clear introduction to UK intellectual property law, whilst carefully placing the law in its global context and acknowledging the influence of EU and other international jurisdictions over its development. The book examines the methods and reasoning behind key statutory and case decisions, and provides readers with real life examples of intellectual property law in action, helping to bring the subject to life. Recent developments within the law relating to biotechnology patenting, IT and internet, and trademark, imaging and character rights are explored, providing readers with a cutting edge analysis of the subject. Chapter introductions and concluding overviews help to set the scene and provide a succinct summary of the topic areas, whilst lists of annotated further reading offer the perfect starting point for those who wish to explore a topic further. Online Resource Centre This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which provides annotated web links and self-test questions.
Description : The book is a comprehensive work on the law relating to intellectual property. It brings out point of views on point of law and as well point of facts and circumstances. It highlights judiciously the judicial, political, legal, economical and philosophical point of views on the various issues pertinent to the varied fields of intellectual property law. Besides, the book carries analysis and presentation from the comparative perspective in particular from the perspectives of USA, Europe, UK and India. The book is a good addition to the literature on Law especially on Intellectual Property Rights. The book is useful for students, academicians, and scholars from different disciplines including Law, Science, and Engineering, Humanities, Arts, Literature, Drama, Music and many other fields. The book is also useful for people working in the corporate world. Besides the book is very informative and knowledge generator to the readers.