Journal of Intellectual Property Rights

 

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VOLUME 17

NUMBER 1

JANUARY 2012

CODEN: JIPRFG 17 (1) 1 – 96 (2012)

 

ISSN: 0971-7544

 

 

e-ISSN    0975-1076

 

CONTENTS

 

 

 

Articles

 

 

 

Patent System Measurements: Review, Critique and Proposal

7

Deli Yang

 

 

 

Changes and Challenges in Using the Formality Examination for Utility Models in Taiwan

20

Rain Chen and Cheng-Rong Hwang

 

 

 

Impact of the Tomato Garden Software Internet Piracy Case on Combating Copyright Infringement in China

27

Zhong-fa Ma and Wei-na Gao

 

 

 

Applicability of Patent Information in Technological Forecasting: A Sector-specific Approach

37

Byungun Yoon and Sungjoo Lee

 

 

 

Models for Collective Management of Copyright from an International Perspective:

46

Potential Changes for Enhancing Performance

 

Wenqi Liu

 

 

 

Intellectual Property Rights and the Handloom Sector: Challenges in Implementation of

55

Geographical Indications Act

 

Soumya Vinayan

 

 

 

Technology Management Strategies and Small and Medium Enterprises of Punjab Manufacturing:

64

A Use-based Sector Analysis

 

Vijay Jain and Ravi Kiran

 

 

 

European IP Developments

 

 

 

Stem Cell Patenting in the European Union

73

Trevor Cook

 

 

 

Global IP Debates

 

 

 

Compulsory Licensing: For Better or For Worse, the Done Deal Lies in the Balance

76

Deli Yang

 

 

 

Literature Review

 

 

 

IPR―General

82

 

 

Appropriate IP protection and economic growth in countries at different levels of development How agricultural biotechnology scientists perceive IPRs and their implications: Insights from Asia Progress of the Indian pharmaceutical industry ● The capability of IP disputes of being settled by ADR: Jordanian lawAnalysing the evidence of an IPR take-off in China and India The protection of GI in Pakistan: Implementation of the TRIPS Agreement

 

 

 

Patents

84

 

 

Arguments in considering the similarity of algorithms in patenting A new approach to distinguish patent protection based on the level of inventive step The patent crisis and how the courts can solve itPredicting patent litigationUnderstanding the technology market for patents: Licensing survey of Japanese firmsFiling behaviour regarding essential patents in industry standards Behind the recent surge of Chinese patenting: An institutional view

 

 

 

Copyright

85

 

 

Fair use as a collective user rightThe high price behind high fashionSeparating the sheep from the goats: Celebrity satire as fair use

 

 

 

IPR News

 

 

 

IPR News-General

87

 

 

● IP filings worldwide rebound in 2010 despite economic turmoil ● EU Council gives fishy go-ahead for ACTA ● Government eases norms for gold-silver mix in Kanchipuram sarees

 

 

 

Patent News

88

 

 

● USPTO begins electronic delivery of pre-grant search results to the EPO ● China surpasses US, Japan to become top patent filer Indian patent grants in October 2011 Soon, a database on Indian bio-resources ● Eatery wins war to rid patent cover off low-sugar sweet

 

 

 

Copyright News

89

Yoga guru sues ‘copycat’ student for copyright infringementIrish Government to close file sharing loophole in copyright law

 

 

 

Key Patents

90

 

 

Hydrogen cell could power iPhone for weeksGoogle’s patent application for self-driving cars US patent for a mesh implant

 

 

 

Book Review

 

 

 

Copyright Enforcement and the Internet

91

Edited by Irini A Stamatoudi

 

 

 

Trademark Protection and Freedom of Expression

92

Wolfgang Sakulin