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Intellectual Property, Entrepreneurship and Social Justice: From Swords to Ploughshares

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ISBN13: 9781783470242
Published: February 2015
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £85.00

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In the Information Age, historically marginalized groups and developing nations continue to strive for socio-economic empowerment within the global community. Their ultimate success largely depends upon their ability to develop, protect, and exploit their greatest natural resource: intellectual property.

Through an exploration of the techniques used in social entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, Entrepreneurship and Social Justice provides a framework by which historically marginalized communities and developing nations can cooperate with the developed world to establish a socially cohesive global intellectual property order. Divided into four parts, the knowledgeable contributors discuss topics surrounding entrepreneurship and empowerment, education and advocacy, engagement and activism and, finally, commencement.

Experts in the field, scholars, law professors and students of intellectual property, human rights and international trade and development will find this book to be both resourceful and thought-provoking.

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Intellectual Property Law
Prologue: A Social Activist's Guide to Intellectual Property Lateef Mtima
1. An Introduction to Intellectual Property Social Justice and Entrepreneurship: Civil Rights and Economic Empowerment for the 21st Century Lateef Mtima Entrepreneurship and Empowerment
2. An Entrepreneurship Approach to Achieving IP Social Justice John R. Whitman
3. Intellectual Property as an Essential 21st Century Business Asset Valerie Rawlston Wilson
4. The Colorblind Marketplace? Shubha Ghosh
5. Public Procurement's Role in Facilitating Social Justice, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation in the Global Knowledge Economy Danielle M. Conway Education and Advocacy
6. Lawyers and Innovation Rita S. Heimes
7. Intellectual Property Training and Education for Social Justice Peter K. Yu
8. Intellectual Property Social Justice in Action: Public Interest Intellectual Property Advisors Michael Gollin, Pacyinz Lyfoung, Lateef Mtima and Connor McNulty Engagement and Activism
9. A Call to Action: Join the NoCopyright Party and Take Back the Public Domain By Any Means Necessary Ann McGeehan and the NoCopyright Party
10. I Am My Brother's Keeper: How the Crossroads of Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, and Entertainment Can Be Used to Affect Social Justice Loren E. Mulraine
11. Accentuate the Positive, Eliminate the Negative: Intellectual Property Social Justice and Best Practices for Entrepreneurial Economic Development Llewellyn Joseph Gibbons Commencement
12. From Swords to Ploughshares: Towards a Unified Theory of Intellectual Property Social Justice Lateef Mtima