Journal of Intellectual Property Rights

 

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VOLUME 17

NUMBER 4

JULY 2012

CODEN: JIPRFG 17 (4) 267 362 (2012)

 

ISSN: 0971-7544

 

 

e-ISSN 0975-1076

 

 

CONTENTS

 

Articles

 

 

 

Post-TRIPS Thrust Triggers for Indian Pharmaceuticals in the IP Context

273

Gopakumar G Nair, Andreya Fernandes and Kavita Rao Parmar

 

 

 

IP Protection of Software and Software Contracts in India: A Legal Quagmire!

284

S K Verma

 

 

 

How IPRs, like Nature, Abhor a Vacuum, and What Can Happen

296

When They Fill it - Lacunae and Overlaps in Intellectual Property

 

Trevor Cook

 

 

 

TRIPS and Access to Affordable Drugs

305

M D Nair

 

 

 

Marks and Brands: Conceptual, Operational and Methodological Comparisons

315

Deli Yang, Mahmut Sonmez and Qinghai Li

 

 

 

Overview of Changes to the Indian Copyright Law

324

Zakir Thomas

 

 

 

Exhausting Copyrights and Promoting Access to Education: An Empirical Take

335

Shamnad Basheer, Debanshu Khettry, Shambo Nandy and Sree Mitra

 

 

 

Literature Review

 

 

 

IPR―General

348

 

 

Status of national IPRs systems and its impact to agricultural development: TRIPS member-countries The critical role of timing in managing intellectual property Product decomposition using design structure matrix for IP protection in supply chain outsourcingThe role of IT for managing IPOptimal IPR protection during an international health emergency Appropriate IP protection and economic growth in countries at different levels of developmentDoes intellectual monopoly stimulate or stifle innovation? To protect or not to protect? Modes of appropriability in the small enterprise sectorQualifying IP I: Harmonized measurement of new and follow on drug approvals, patents and chemical componentsThe Bt Brinjal case: The first legal action for biopiracy

 

 

 

 

 

Patents

351

 

 

Does patent harmonization impact the decision and volume of high technology trade?
The impact of the institution of patent protection and enforcement on entry mode strategy
When Patent Offices become Captain Planet: Green technology and accelerated patent examination programs The unpredictability of patent litigation damage awards: Causes and comparative notes

 

 

 

Copyright

352

 

 

Tweet me fairly: Finding attribution rights through fair use in the twittersphere
Music as biotech: Remixing the UBMTA for use with digital samples ● Mixed reality: How the laws of virtual worlds govern everyday life

 

 

 

IPR News

 

 

 

Patent News

355

 

 

China amends patent law in fight for cheaper drugs Proposals for UK IPO mediation in patent disputesPatent rows plague Korean firms

 

 

 

Copyright and Trademark News

356

 

 

EU lawmakers reject global copyright pact WIPO Diplomatic Conference opens in Beijing
Thomson Reuters report shows growth in South Korean trademark filings New Taiwanese law allows smell and touch feeling to become trademark

 

 

 

Key Patents

358

 

 

Time Warner Cable patents method for disabling fast-forward function on DVRsPatent for side mirror with no blind spot Patent for e-gifting

 

 

 

Book Review

 

 

 

Fundamentals of Intellectual Property

359

Kalyan C Kankanala