Journal of Intellectual Property Rights

 

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VOLUME 16

NUMBER 5

SEPTEMBER 2011

CODEN: JIPRFG 16(5) 373 – 446 (2011)

 

ISSN: 0971-7544

 

 

e-ISSN    0975-1076

 

 

 

CONTENTS

 

 

 

Articles

 

 

 

Enhancing Patent Valuation with the Pay-off Method

377

Mikael Collan and Markku Heikkilä

 

 

 

How to Use Patent Information to Search Potential Technology Partners in Open Innovation

385

Jeonghwan Jeon, Changyong Lee and Yongtae Park

 

 

 

Morality of Copyright – A Critique in view of the ‘3 Idiots’ Controversy

394

Arunabha Banerjee and Aniket Deepak Agrawal

 

 

 

Rights and Duties of Broadcasting Organizations: Analysis of WIPO Treaty on the

Protection of Broadcasting Organizations

402

Divyanshu Sehgal and Siddharth Mathur

 

 

 

Best Mode Disclosure for Patent Applications: An International and Comparative Perspective

409

Bingbin Lu

 

 

 

Abrogating Sovereign Immunity in Patent Infringement Cases in India: Retreating Without Disgrace

418

Devaditya Chakravarti, Karmanye Thadani, Varun Chablani and Alok Nayak

 

 

 

European Intellectual Property Developments

426

Trevor Cook

 

 

 

Opinion

 

 

 

TRIPS, WTO and IPR: Geographical Indication Protection in India

429

M D Nair

 

 

 

Literature Review

 

 

 

IPR―General

431

 

 

Changes to university IPR regulations in Europe and the impact on academic patenting The puzzle of criminal sanctions for IP infringement ACTA fool or: How rights holders learned to stop worrying and love 512's subpoena provisions

 

 

 

Patents

431

 

 

Structural modeling of the value of patent ● The market value of R&D, patents, and trademarks The Bayh-Dole Act and scientist entrepreneurship ● What can patent learn from copyright in the new technological age? ● Making sense of ‘apportionment’ in patent damages ● Destroying a pharmaceutical patent for saving lives?: Sanofi-Synthelabo v Apotex Inc Why patentees litigate ● The use and abuse of patent reexamination: Sham petitioning before the USPTO Gene probes as unpatentable printed matter Reverse settlements as patent invalidity signals ● A normative perspective on the patent eligibility of non-physical methods ● How i4i, LP v Microsoft Corp may change the landscape of patent litigation Patent marking estoppel and the patent licensee The role of DNA patents in genetic test innovation and access The patent system and climate change

 

 

 

Copyright and Trademark

436

 

 

● The interface between copyright and contract: Suggestions for the futureUsing fair use to stop a copyright troll from threatening hyperlinkersA trade secret approach to protecting traditional knowledge

 

 

 

IPR News

 

 

 

Patent News

438

 

 

Cisco and Twitter join Linux patent protection pool ● Does 'practicality' mean 'patentable'? ● Novartis tells SC it has right to patent blood cancer drug ● US Appeals Court says genes are patentable, because they are ‘separate’ from DNA ● Leahy-Smith America Invents Act Implementation ● US appeals court ruling smacks down a patent troll

 

 

 

Copyright and Trademark News

440

 

 

Copyright infringement: How far should an ISP go? Copyright Office advocates eliminating compulsory license ● Samsung claims Apple cannot copyright iPad because of movie ‘Gandhi rice’ as trademark opposed by Indian lawyer A private company sues the Czech Government

 

 

 

Key Patents

442

 

 

● Apple granted patents for visual voicemail, touch screen technologies ● Cortex receives US patent for the use of ampakine molecules to treat respiratory depressionQuickVault awarded patent for securing and controlling USB ports Microsoft patents ‘smart cloud storage’