ISBN-10:
1843767643
ISBN-13:
9781843767640
Pub. Date:
01/01/2004
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
The International Political Economy of Intellectual Property Rights (New Horizons in Intellectual Property)

The International Political Economy of Intellectual Property Rights (New Horizons in Intellectual Property)

by M. Pugatch

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843767640
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2004
Series: New Horizons in Intellectual Property
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Tables and figuresvi
Acknowledgmentsvii
Abbreviationsviii
Prefaceix
About the authorx
1.Introduction1
2.The economic theory of IPRs (patents and trademarks)16
3.Economic and political explanations for the emergence of a stronger international IP system47
4.The advanced pharmaceutical industry in Europe and IPRs76
5.Core IP interests and the organizational structure of the advanced pharmaceutical industry in Europe100
6.TRIPs and pharmaceuticals128
7.Opposition of developing countries and LDCs to the TRIPs pharmaceutical IP agenda156
8.Protecting the international pharmaceutical IP agenda of TRIPs: strategies and activities of the advanced pharmaceutical industry in Europe between 1995 and 1999169
9.The dynamics of change within the framework of IPRs203
References229
AppendixInterviews269
Index273

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