Journal of Intellectual Property Rights

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VOLUME 16

NUMBER 6

NOVEMBER 2011

CODEN: JIPRFG 16 (6) 447 – 542 (2011)

ISSN: 0971-7544

 

 

e-ISSN    0975-1076

CONTENTS

Articles

 

 

 

Patent Monopoly and Doctrine of Exhaustion: Limits on Exclusive Right

453

Vijay Kumar Himanshu

 

 

 

Pre- and Post- Geographical Indications Registration Measures for Handicrafts in India

463

Vrunda Kulkarni and Viren Konde

 

 

 

Waiver Solution in Public Health and Pharmaceutical Domain under TRIPS Agreement

470

Rojina Thapa

 

 

 

North-South Agreements on Trade and Intellectual Property beyond TRIPS: An Analysis of US Bilateral Agreements in Comparative Perspective

477

Bernardita Escobar-Andrae

 

 

 

Rebirth of Opt-in System in Copyright: Analysis in the Light of ‘Google Books’ Controversy

500

Tabrez Ahmad and Pratik Priyadarshi Choudhury

 

 

 

Assessing the Role of Ayurvedic ‘Bhasms’ as Ethno-nanomedicine in the Metal Based Nanomedicine Patent Regime

509

Sanjeeta Paul and Archana Chugh

 

 

 

The Role of Europe in the Development of Related Rights Laws

Trevor Cook

516

 

 

Opinion

 

 

 

TRIPS, WTO and IPR: Biodiversity Protection – A Critical Issue

519

M D Nair

 

 

 

Literature Review

 

 

 

IPR―General

522

 

 

Changes Climate change resilience and technology transfer: The role of IP Ontologies for IPR protection An overview and the evolution of the ACTACongestible IP and impure public goods Are GIs a wise strategy for developing country farmers? Greenfields, clawbacks and monopoly rents

 

 

 

Patents

523

 

 

Patent pools and clearinghouses in the life sciences The impact of organizational climate on invention disclosures and patents Reformation of the UK judiciary and its effect on patent litigationPrioritization: Addressing the patent application backlog at the USPTODiagnosing patentable subject matterReverse settlements as patent invalidity signals “Reform” arrives in patent enforcement: The big picture

 

 

 

Copyright and Trademark

525

 

 

Social semiotics in the fair use analysisPaper tigers: Rethinking the relationship between copyright and scholarly publishingReal-life protection for fictional trademarks Trademarks, identity, and justice

 

 

 

IPR News

 

 

 

IPR News-General

528

 

 

● WIPO Assemblies provide direction for future work ● DIPP moves note on making patents office independent ● Eight countries sign ACTA

 

 

 

Patent News

529

 

 

● Will the new Patent Act push the US forward?European court bans patents based on embryonic stem cells Enantiomer not patentable over racemate mixture in UK Monsanto wins patent dispute against farmer who bought legal seedsEPO renews its commitment to cost-efficient European patentsUS appeals court ruling smacks down a patent troll USPTO and EPO launch new website for the cooperative patent classification project ● Indian generic companies now step into medicine patent pools ● Apple strikes again, patents ‘slide to unlock’

 

 

 

Key Patents

532

 

 

Nutra Pharma receives patent for their multiple sclerosis drugNew patent widens SustainX Tech options for its cutting-edge energy storage system MEDL Mobile files patent for proprietary ‘recommendation engine’ technology

 

 

 

List of Referees

534

 

 

Annual Author Index

536

 

 

Annual Keyword Index

537