Intellectual Property: Economic and Legal Dimensions of Rights and Remedies

Intellectual Property: Economic and Legal Dimensions of Rights and Remedies

by Roger D. Blair, Thomas F. Cotter, Blair Roger D.
     
 

This book addresses several aspects of the law and economics of intellectual property rights (IPRs) that have been underanalyzed in the existing literature. It begins with a brief overview of patents, trade secrets, copyrights, and trademarks, and the enforcement and licensing of IPRs, focusing on the remedies available for infringement (injunctions, various forms of… See more details below

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This book addresses several aspects of the law and economics of intellectual property rights (IPRs) that have been underanalyzed in the existing literature. It begins with a brief overview of patents, trade secrets, copyrights, and trademarks, and the enforcement and licensing of IPRs, focusing on the remedies available for infringement (injunctions, various forms of damages, and damages calculation issues); the standard of care (strict liability versus an intent- or negligence-based standard); and the rules for determining standing to sue and joinder of defendant for IPR violations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521833165
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2005
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2The law and economics of IPRs7
3A general theory of damages rules42
4Departures from the general theory70
5Liability standards for IPRs96
6Who is an infringer?132
7Who should be entitled to sue for infringement?160
8Calculating monetary damages208
9Concluding remarks263

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