Journal of Intellectual Property Rights

 

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VOLUME 17

NUMBER 2

MARCH 2012

CODEN: JIPRFG 17 (2) 97 180 (2012)

 

ISSN: 0971-7544

 

 

e-ISSN 0975-1076

CONTENTS

 

 

Articles

 

 

 

Indicator for Evaluating National Patent Performance: Comparative Analysis

103

among the 30 OECD Countries

 

Tae-Kyu Ryu and Yoo-Jin Han

 

 

 

Comparative Analysis of Copyright Protection of Databases: The Path to Follow

111

Tabrez Ahmad and Sourav Dan

 

 

 

Strengthening the Patent Regime: Benefits for Developing Countries - A Survey

122

Ruchi Sharma and K K Saxena

 

 

 

An Overview of Geographical Indications in Brazil

133

B D Ramos, L R R de Moraes Valente Fernandes and C Gomes de Souza

 

 

 

Technology Transfer from Higher Technical Institutions to the Industry in India

141

A Case study of IIT Bombay

 

Arumugam V and Karuna Jain

 

 

 

Insurance Patents: Indian Scenario

152

Rahul Sinha

 

 

 

European IP Developments

 

 

 

Online Intermediary Liability in the European Union

157

Trevor Cook

 

 

 

Global IP Debates

 

 

 

Software Protection: Copyrightability vs Patentability?

160

Deli Yang

 

 

 

Literature Review

 

 

 

IPR―General

165

 

 

Analysing the evidence of an IPR take-off in China and India TRIPS-plus border measures and access to medicines A balancing act: IPRs and public agriculture researchThe origins, nature, and content of the right to propertyOpen innovation: Trading the benefits of IP creation and ownership for free inventionComplexity, context and governance in biotechnology alliances Does stronger protection of IP stimulate innovation? IPRs of biotechnologically improved plants Technology, property rights and organizational diversity in the software industry

 

Patents

167

 

 

Spatial differences in the quality of university patenting: Do regions matter? Patenting of agriculture biotechnology and food security: Options and challenges Improving USPTO efforts at classification of emerging nano-enabled pharmaceutical technologies

 

 

 

Copyright

168

 

 

● The right of access in digital copyright: Right of the owner or right of the user? ● International norms for compulsory licensing and the Indian Copyright Law ● An examination of the current IPRs within England and Wales and the European Community, concerning design infringement and counterfeit goods within the fashion industry: Part one

 

 

 

IPR News

 

 

 

IPR News-General

170

 

 

Proposed IP agreement between EU and India could affect generic drug exportsEuropean outcry against ACTA ACTA to be examined by top EU court

 

 

 

Patent News

171

 

 

Bayer case may set cost precedentIndian Patent office to clear backlog of pending patent applications by 2016GTU students file 50 patents Yahoo, Facebook in IP dispute

 

 

 

Copyright and Trademark News

172

 

 

Is the US Open Act the answer to online piracy? Social networks cannot be made to filter content EU The Facebook brand could be forbidden in China

 

 

 

Key Patents

174

 

 

Apple patents method for thinner keyboards Sony applies to patent a device for PlayStation
TNAU gets patent for instant Cumbu food Carbon Sciences files patents for steam reforming of natural gas

 

 

 

Book Review

 

 

 

Intellectual Property and Human Development - Current Trends and Future Scenarios

176

Edited by Tzen Wong and Graham Dutfield

 

 

 

Moral Rights: Principles, Practice and New Technology

177

Mira T Sundara Rajan