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A Politics of Patent Law: Crafting the Participatory Patent Bargain


ISBN13: 9781138789920
Published: April 2014
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2012)
Price: £26.95
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9780415565172



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There has been much written on the impact of the international treaties like the Trade Related Aspects on Intellectual Property (TRIPS), which lament the failure of patent systems to respond to the interests of a diverse set of non-profit, public interest, and non-corporate entities. But these studies have failed to examine why such inclusion has proven to be particularly difficult.

This book examines how patent law can accommodate what James Boyle terms a "politics" that is "a conceptual map of issues, a rough working model of costs and benefits, and a functioning coalition-politics of groups unified by common interest perceived in apparently diverse situations. A Politics of Patent Law surveys national statutory and case law, regional patent treaties, and international treaties, to understand how to craft a more "participatory bargain" in patent law.

The book provides a substantive account about the ways in which the various types of participatory mechanisms currently operate, and examines how participatory mechanisms can be developed in patent law, particularly within the regional and international context. The book will set out a "tool-box" of participatory mechanisms which would allow for, and foster third party participation in the patent process.

Subjects:
Intellectual Property Law
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. A Participatory Toolbox
3. Frameworks
4. Actors
5. Institutions
6. The National Context
7. The Regional Context
8. The International Context
9. The Participatory Bargain

Series: Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

The Patentability of Software: Software as Mathematics ISBN 9781138240599
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Intellectual Property Assets: Corporate Reporting and Disclosure ISBN 9781138186255
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Contemporary Issues in Pharmaceutical Patent Law ISBN 9781138934481
Published February 2017
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Well-Known Trade Marks: A Comparative Study of Japan and the EU ISBN 9781138713338
Published January 2017
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Intellectual Property Policy, Law and Administration in Africa ISBN 9781138820739
Published October 2015
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A Politics of Patent Law: Crafting the Participatory Patent Bargain ISBN 9780415565172
Published August 2012
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Intellectual Property Overlaps: Theory, Strategies, and Solutions ISBN 9780415668163
Published September 2011
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