Journal of Intellectual Property Rights

 

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VOLUME 15

NUMBER 6

NOVEMBER 2010

CODEN: JIPRFG 15(6) 409-504 (2010)

ISSN: 0971-7544

 

e-ISSN    0975-1076

CONTENTS

Articles

Intellectual Property Protection and US Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

415

James Mitchell Watkins and Mark Zachary Taylor

 

Exploring the Utility of Utility Models for Fostering Innovation

429

N Ayse Odman Boztosun

 

Patent licensing: Global Perspective and Analysis of Case Studies

440

Liudmila Morán Martínez

 

Bioinformatics Databases: Intellectual Property Protection Strategy

447

Junli Chang and Xuezhong Zhu

 

Ambush Marketing – Need for Legislation in India

455

Rukmani Seth

 

Promoting Nanotechnology Patenting: A New Experience in National Innovation System of Iran

464

Sepehr Ghazinoory, Mansoureh Abdi and Seyed Kamran Bagheri

 

Opinion

 

TRIPS, WTO and IPR: Impact of Indian Patent Act 2005 on Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

474

M D Nair

 

Literature Review

 

IPR―General

477

● Does IPR reform spur industrial development? ● IP: What do teachers and students know? ● US-China IP dispute—A comment on the interpretation of the TRIPS enforcement provisions ● IP protection and innovation: An inverted-U relationship ● Inventor moral hazard in university licensing: Role of contracts ● GI protection in China: Agricultural products

 

Patents

478

Moral exclusions in European biotechnology patent law Patent reform in the US: Pharmaceutical innovation German employee inventors’ compensation records: Returns to patented inventionsImplications of the Myriad court decision on genetic diagnosticsElements of good practice for providers of publicly funded patent information servicesOn sharks, trolls, and their patent prey An A to X of patent citations for searchingAre patents with multiple inventors a good indicator of international R&D collaboration? Clinical translation of stem cell therapies - IP and anticipatory governance ● Patent protection of pharmaceutical inventions in light of Federal Court decisions ● Non-use and unreasonable use of federally funded technology protected by US patents The thread of false marking ● How can IPR policies of telecommunication effectively address patent ambush problem? The elusive quest for the definition of obviousness – Patent law’s Holy Grail Breaking Aro’s commandment: Recognizing that inventions have heart

 

Copyright and Trademark

482

● Wikitopia: Balancing IPR within open source research databases ● Who owns language? Mother tongues as IP Twitter: New challenges to copyright law in the Internet age ● American exceptionalism, the French exception, IP law and P2P file sharing ● Digital piracy Is copyright good for music? ● An Australian perspective on copyright law's cultural agenda ● A new model for educational fair use ● Digital piracy and firms’ strategic interactions: The effects of public copy protection and DRM similarity ● The trademark free speech, and governance problems with protection of governmental marks in the US Trademark jurisprudence in the modern age

 

IPR News

 

IPR News—General

486

● WIPO enables searching for IP related case studies ● India seeks to circumvent the Doha impasse ● India seeks to insulate FTAs from IP policies of the West ● African TK and folklore given IP protection ● WTO drug seizure case to stay until EU changes customs laws ● New GI grants ● Collaboration on IP commercialization and management

 

Patent News

488

USPTO and EPO work towards joint patent classification system ● IPO offers £ 3million funding to small firms ● Business methods are patentable in Canada ● US Justice Department surprises biotech industry with gene patent rule ● Chinese firms get 169,000 patents in 2010 ● Facebook patent could threaten Google

 

Copyright and Trademark News

490

Britain signs copyright agreement with China German court rules against Google in copyright case ● ‘Three strike’ rule in Europe ● MNCs coming to India to settle copyright cases Private firm not allowed to use ‘Mother Dairy’ brand name

 

Key Patents

491

X-Rite receives US patent for non-contact color measurement technology Avesthagen gets process patent for arthritis drug ● AstraZeneca wins US patent for endometriosis treatment ● Patent for automated realtime data stream switching ● Protectus receives US patent for its safety syringe ● Groundwater remediation technology granted patent

 

Book Review

 

Gene Patents and Collaborative Licensing Models: Patent Pools, Clearing Houses

494

Open Source Models and Liability Regimes

 

Edited by Geertrui Van Overwalle

 

List of Referees

496

Annual Author Index

498

Annual Keyword Index

499