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VOLUME 16

NUMBER 4

JULY 2011

CODEN: JIPRFG 16(4) 299 – 372 (2011)

 

ISSN: 0971-7544

 

 

e-ISSN    0975-1076

 

 

 

CONTENTS

 

 

 

Articles

 

 

 

Driving Innovation Through Patent Application Review: The Power of Crowdsourcing

303

Prior Art Search

 

Roya Ghafele, Benjamin Gibert and Paul DiGiammarino

 

 

 

4G Peer-to-Peer Technology – Is it Covered by Copyright?

309

M Sakthivel

 

 

 

Dealing ‘Fairly’ with Software in India

313

Mishita Jethi

 

 

 

The Emergence of New R&D Paradigms in the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry:

321

Post TRIPS Period

 

Madhur Mohit Mahajan

 

 

 

FDI Flows into the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: An Analysis of Trends and Constraints

330

Ishita G Tripathy, Surendra S Yadav and Seema Sharma

 

 

 

Cinematographic Lyricists Right to Royalty: Myth or Reality?

335

Kirti Dahiya

 

 

 

Intellection of Trade Secret and Innovation Laws in India

341

Md Zafar Mahfooz Nomani and Faizanur Rahma

 

 

 

Opinion

 

 

 

TRIPS, WTO and IPR – Recent Happenings in WTO

351

M D Nair

 

 

 

Literature Review

 

 

 

IPR―General

354

 

 

Innovation in biotechnology seeds: Public and private initiatives in India and China International IPR: Effects on growth, welfare and income inequality ● ACTA and the destabilization of TRIPS ● IP sharing agreements in gene technology: Implications for research and commercialization A sui generis regime for traditional knowledge: The cultural divide in IP law 30 years after Bayh–Dole: Reassessing academic entrepreneurshipThe problem with IPR: Subject matter expansion

 

 

 

Patents

356

 

 

Searching for patents on essential medicines in developing countries Patent-backed securities in pharmaceuticals: What determines success or failure? Is best mode the worst? Dueling arguments, empirical analysis, and recommendations for reformBiodiversity conservation access and benefit-sharing contracts and the role and place of patentsDifferent paths of appropriation – patent strategies and licensing practices for closed and open innovationForward patent citations as predictors for patent valuation Does patenting help high-tech start-ups? ● Structural modeling of the value of patent Why even ‘isolated and purified’ genes are still products of nature ● Why business method patents? Bilski, the evolution of patentable subject matter rules, and the inability to save valuable patents using the reissue statute Bilski's superficial textualism and the missed opportunity to return patent law to its technology mooring ● University initiation of patent infringement litigation “Not seeing the woods for the trees”: Is the patent system still fit for purpose?

 

 

 

Copyright and Trademark

360

 

 

File sharing, copyright and freedom of expression You don’t own me: Why work for hire should not be applied to sound recordings Trademark law’s increment through the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy ● Free-riders and trademark law’s first sale rule Any new developments with regard to GIs issues debated under WTO?

 

 

 

IPR News

 

 

 

IPR News—General

362

 

 

Switzerland tops innovation rankings Bristol University leads the world with free intellectual property initiativeVenkatagiri sarees get GI registrationIndia grants GI status to Scotch whisky

 

 

 

Patent News

363

 

 

‘Jugaad’ to be legal?EPO again tops patent quality listUSPTO and partner offices agree to test new, enhanced framework for the Patent Prosecution Highway CSMCRI eyes revenue from patents

 

 

 

Copyright News          

365

 

 

Agreement on transfer of rights paves way to treaty on performers’ rights Copyright alert system

 

 

 

Key Patents

366

 

 

National patent granted to Pantnagar University EndoSphere Inc receives patent for obesity treatmentApple scores broad patent on touch screens Mobile wallet patent granted to DeviceFidelity

 

 

 

Book Review

 

 

 

Proactive Law for Managers - A Hidden Source of Competitive Advantage

368

George Siedel and Helena Haapio

 

 

 

Licensing Intellectual Property: Law & Management

368

Raman Mittal