Expanding the Boundaries of Intellectual Property: Innovation Policy for the Knowledge Society

Overview

Many countries have already agreed to accept minimum standards of intellectual property protection and enforcement. But how much control should innovators exercise over their creative works or inventions? This new collection of essays analyzes and develops this issue, which has assumed considerable importance in our new knowledge-based economy.

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Overview

Many countries have already agreed to accept minimum standards of intellectual property protection and enforcement. But how much control should innovators exercise over their creative works or inventions? This new collection of essays analyzes and develops this issue, which has assumed considerable importance in our new knowledge-based economy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198298571
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 3/28/2003
  • Pages: 496
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor Dreyfuss is currently the director of the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy, which sponsors interdisciplinary research on questions concerning the allocation of global resources to creative enterprises. Her research and teaching interests include intellectual property, privacy, the relationship between science and law, and civil procedure.

Diane Leenheer Zimmerman is Professor of Law at New York University School of Law. She writes about first amendment, women's rights and intellectual property issues. She lectures frequently in the United States and abroad on copyright, innovation policy and theory, libel, privacy, commercial speech, the regulation of pornography, and other issues. Harry First joined the faculty of New York University School of Law in 1976, where he currently teaches. Professor First is currently on leave from his position at NYU, serving as Chief of the Antitrust Bureau in the Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Biographies
Tables of Cases
Tables of Legislation
Tables of EC/EU Legislation
Pt. I Expanding the Private Domain
1 The Innovation Lottery 3
2 Of Green Tulips and Legal Kudzu: Repackaging Rights in Subpatentable Innovation 23
3 US Initiatives to Protect Works of Low Authorship 55
Pt. II The Growth of Private Ordering Regimes
4 Setting Compatibility Standards: Cooperation or Collusion? 81
5 Self-Help in the Digital Jungle 103
6 Institutions for Intellectual Property Transactions: The Case of Patent Pools 123
7 A Plan for the Future of Music Performance Rights Organizations in the Digital Age 167
Pt. III The Claims of the Public Domain
8 A Public-Regarding Approach to Contracting Over Copyrights 191
9 Bargaining Over the Transfer of Proprietary Research Tools: Is This Market Failing or Emerging? 223
10 Networks of Learning in Biotechnology: Opportunities and Constraints Associated with Relational Contracting in a Knowledge-Intensive Field 251
11 A Political Economy of the Public Domain: Markets in Information Goods Versus the Marketplace of Ideas 267
Pt. IV Implementing Innovation Policy for the Information Age
12 Balancing Proprietary and Public Domain Interests: Inside or Outside of Proprietary Rights? 295
13 Competition to Innovate: Strategies for Proper Antitrust Assessments 317
14 Copyright and Freedom of Expression in Europe 343
15 Intellectual Property, Access to Information,, and Antitrust: Harmony, Disharmony, and International Harmonization 365
Pt. V Views from the Bench
16 Who Decides the Extent of Rights in Intellectual Property? 405
17 The Onward March of Intellectual Property Rights and Remedies 415
18 Academia and the Bench: Toward a More Productive Dialogue 421
19 Intellectual Property in the Courts: The Role of the Judge 431
Index 439
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