Journal of Intellectual Property Rights

 

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VOLUME 17

NUMBER 6

       NOVEMBER 2012

CODEN: JIPRFG 17 (6) 505 – 600 (2012)

 

          ISSN: 0971-7544

 

 

      e-ISSN    0975-1076

CONTENTS

Articles

 

Open Source Software Paradigm and Intellectual Property Rights

511

Vikrant Narayan Vasudeva

 

 

 

Technology Protection Measures and the Indian Copyright (Amendment)

521

Act, 2012: A Comment

 

Arathi Ashok

 

 

 

Information Disclosure Mechanism for Technological Protection Measures in China

532

Lili Zhao

 

 

 

Patent Management for Technology Forecasting: A Case Study of the Bio-Industry

539

Sunghae Jun, Sang Sung Park and Dong Sik Jang

 

 

 

Striking a Balance between Intellectual Property Protection of Traditional

547

Knowledge, Cultural Preservation and Access to Knowledge

 

Pamela Andanda

 

 

 

The Berne Convention and the Iranian Law: Negative Implications of the

559

Differences in the Scope of Application

 

Ahad Gholizadeh Manghutay

 

 

 

European IP Developments

 

 

 

Has an Agreement been Reached on a Unitary Patent and a Unified Patent Court

568

for Europe, and if so, what is it?

 

Trevor Cook

 

 

 

Global IP Debates

 

 

 

Patent Trolls: Legit Enforcers or Harrassers?

573

Deli Yang

 

 

 

Literature Review

 

 

 

IPR―General

578

University technology transfer office success factorsThe critical role of timing in managing IP IPRs, technical progress and the volatility of economic growthA balancing act: IPRs and public agriculture researchThe role of IT for managing IP – An empirical analysis Abuse of dominance and licensing of IPImitation and innovation driven development under imperfect IPRsThe impact of socio-demographic factors on IPRs and their implications  IP insurance as a management toolAcademic engagement and commercialisation: University–industry relations

 

Patents

580

 

 

Startups and patent trolls Patent vault as a novel means to make businesses become recession-proof Diversity management of patents in M&A - Japanese pharmaceutical firmsAmerica’s first patentsPatent trolls on markets for technology –NPEs’ patent acquisitionsThe impact of local and foreign inventor mobility on value of Indian patents A generation of software patents
The elusive role of the specification in patent claim construction

 

 

 

Copyright and Trademark

583

 

 

Copyrights in the Stream: The battle on webcastingRight of publicity, identity, and performanceMeasurement of innovation activities in the knowledge-intensive services industry: A trademark approachBearing down on trademark bullies

 

 

 

IPR News

 

 

 

IPR News―General

585

 

 

● Low cost IP protection procedures for UK small and medium businesses ● Chinese firms put intellectual property lawsuits to work

 

 

 

Patent News

586

 

 

Indian Govt scraps patent for jamun-based diabetes drugPatent drug prices to be set in negotiations with pharma companiesPfizer’s patent on cancer drug revoked ● USPTO tries ‘Stack Overflow for patents’ to find prior art ● Patent trolling nearly doubled in five years

 

 

 

Copyright and Trademark News

588

 

 

● Chinese writers sue Apple for copyright violation ● ‘Worst copyright law in history’: Panama set to crack down on piracy ● French copyright crackdown claims first victim ● US Copyright Office approves jailbreaking phones, not tablets ● Cadbury retains hold over its trademark shade of purple Indian trademark law follows international exhaustion

 

 

 

Key Patents

590

 

 

Roamware patent for predictive intelligence technology ● Positron receives US patent for solid state sensors ● Patent for scalable virtual worlds

 

 

 

Book Review

 

 

 

Intellectual Property Law Directions

592

Helen Norman

 

 

 

Landmark Intellectual Property Cases and Their Legacy

592

Edited by Christopher Heath and Anselm Kamperman Sanders

 

 

 

The Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

593

Edited by Christoph Antons

 

 

 

Annual Author Index

594

 

 

Annual Keyword Index

595