IP and Other Things: A Collection of Essays and Speeches

IP and Other Things: A Collection of Essays and Speeches

by Robin Jacob


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ISBN-13: 9781509918386
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Publication date: 12/28/2017
Pages: 536
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

The Rt Hon Professor Sir Robin Jacob is the Sir Hugh Laddie Professor of Intellectual Property Law at University College London.

Table of Contents

Preface v

Part I Introduction

1 Addresses of Welcome for Mr Justice Jacob: In the High Court of Justice-Chancery Division 3

Part II General Non-IP

2 Pieces for My Almae Matres: Trinity College and LSE 13

3 Knowledge of the World and the Act of Judging 21

4 My Dad and Gray's Inn 30

5 'Be Ye Ever so High, the Law is above You': What that means in Practice 38

6 Court-Appointed Experts v Party Experts: Which is Better? 43

Part III General IP

7 Intellectual Property in the House of Lords 55

8 Intellectual Property and Competition Law: Can Economists Help? 77

9 Woolly Lines in Intellectual Property Law 85

10 IP Law: Keep Calm and Carry On? 99

11 Is Intellectual Properly the Grit in the Wheels of Industry? 120

12 Towards a European Civil Procedural Code 131

13 International Intellectual Property Litigation in the Next Millennium 145

14 The Convergence of European Intellectual Property Law? 155

15 Community Intellectual Property Law in English Courts 163

16 The Relationship Between European and National Courts in Intellectual Property Law 181

17 Article for The House 196

18 Industrial Property-Industry's Enemy? 198

Part IV Patents

19 Competition Authorities Support Grasshoppers: Competition Law as a Threat to Innovation 215

20 Patents and Pharmaceuticals-A Paper given on 29 November 2008 at the Presentation of the Directorate-General of Competition's Preliminary Report of the Pharma-sector Inquiry 233

21 FRAND: A Legal Analysis 245

22 Patent Trolls in Europe-Does Patent Law Require New Barriers? 250

23 Patent Thickets: A Paper for the European Patent Office Economic and Scientific Advisory Board (ESAB) Meeting at the University of Leuven (26 September 2012) 258

24 Don't Attack Patent Law but Improve it 266

25 The Perfect Patent Court 270

26 To Bifurcate or Not to Bifurcate: That is the Question 290

27 Raising the Bar: A Mistaken Chimera? 300

28 Law and the Human Genome Project 307

29 In Honour of Rüdiger Rogge 318

30 Abolish Patents? 325

31 Patent Litigation: Why Everyone Gets it Wrong and What Should We do? 327

32 The Community Patent or a European Patent Court? Is it Time to Choose? 335

33 The Harmonisation of Patent Litigation 342

34 Paper for the Ninth (Madrid) Symposium of the European Patent Judges 1998 354

35 Objectionable Narrowness of Claim, a 'Side Bar' 361

Part V Trade Marks

36 Trade Marks: Reality or Illusion? 371

37 Trade Marks and the Olympic Games Throughout the Years 379

38 Product Shape and Trade Dress: A Critical Analysis 387

Part VI Copyright

39 Parody and IP Claims: A Defence?-A Right to Parody? 399

40 The Globalisation of Copyright 415

Part VII Forewords and Prefaces

41 Foreword to the CJPA Guide to the Patents Act 435

42 Foreword to Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Precedents of Pleadings Hong Kong 438

43 Foreword to Software Patents Worldwide 441

44 Preface to Intellectual Property Rights and the EC Competition Rules 444

45 Foreword to Decisions of the UK Performing Rights Tribunal and Copyright Tribunal 1957-1996 446

46 Foreword to Trade Mark Law: A Practical Anatomy 448

Part VIII Personal

47 To Dieter Stauder: For his Festschrift 453

48 Speech at the CIPA President's Dinner on HMS Belfast, 3 June 2009 456

49 Mr Justice Jacob Interview for Managing Intellectual Property 459

50 Interrogatories Answered by the Treasurer 467

51 Three Little Ships (Treasurers' Trip to New World, Jamestown) 470

52 On Going to the Bar 472

53 Thomas Blanco White QC 1915-2006: A Personal Reminiscence by Robin Jacob 476

54 Hugh Laddie Memorial 481

55 Sir Hugh Laddie Obituary 484

56 In Memoriam: Nicholas Pumfrey 487

57 Sir Nicholas Pumfrey 489

58 My Friend Cyril 492

Part IX Conclusion

59 Valedictory Remarks on the Retirement of the Rt Hon Lord Justice Jacob 497

Index 512

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