Working Within the Boundaries of Intellectual Property: Innovation Policy For The Knowledge Society

Hardcover | April 11, 2010

EditorRochelle C. Dreyfuss, Diane L. Zimmerman, Harry First

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This book is the long-awaited companion volume to the highly acclaimed Expanding the Boundaries of Intellectual Property, published by Oxford University Press in 2001. That book argued for strong private rights whilst at the same time calling for caution in the expansionary trend. In theperiod since the first volume, intellectual property protection has grown ever stronger, and this new book focuses on finding ways to cope with the fragmentation of rights and the complex framework this expansion of rights has created. At the core of the book are considerations of such initiativesas patent clearing models, standard setting organizations, licensing arrangements and informal work-arounds. It also examines the measures that seek to protect the public domain, including strategic licensing, collective rights organizations, and non-profit ventures such as creative commons andopen-source publishing. Drawing on expertise from a number of disciplines including law, economics and sociology, the book is international in approach and fuses scholarly research with legal practice. It will be of great interest to scholars in intellectual property and innovation, policy-makers,and practitioners with an interest in the future of the field.

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This book is the long-awaited companion volume to the highly acclaimed Expanding the Boundaries of Intellectual Property, published by Oxford University Press in 2001. That book argued for strong private rights whilst at the same time calling for caution in the expansionary trend. In theperiod since the first volume, intellectual prope...

Rochelle C. Dreyfuss - Rochelle C. Dreyfuss is 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 bet...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:584 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:April 11, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part I: Long-Lived Rights and the Anti-Commons1. Wesley M. Cohen and John P. Walsh: Access-or not-in Academic Biomedical Research2. Diane Leenheer Zimmerman: Cultural Preservation: Fear of Drowning in a Licensing Swamp3. R. Anthony Reese: Preserving the Unpublished Public DomainPart II: Collective Strategies4. Katherine J. Strandburg: Norms and the Sharing of Research Materials and Tacit Knowledge5. Niva Elkin-Koren: User-Generated Platforms6. Theodore C. Bergstrom and Daniel L. Rubinfeld: Alternative Economic Designs for Academic PublishingRebecca S. Eisenberg: Comment: Costs, Norms, and Inertia: Avoiding an Anticommons for Proprietary Research Tools Michael W. Carroll: Comment: The Role of Copyright Law in Academic Journal PublishingAnn Okerson: Comment: The Cost of Utopia: Scholarly Publishing - A Perspective from a Research UniversityJosef Drexl: Comment: In Favor of a Multi-Track Copyright System7. Sean M. O'Connor: IP Transactions as Facilitators of the Globalized Innovation Economy8. Eric Brousseau, Natalia Lyarskaya, and Carlos Muniz: Complementarities Among Governance Mechanisms: An Empirical and Theoretical Assessment of Cooperative Technology Agreements9. Carol Mimura: Nuanced Management of IP Rights: Shaping Industry-University Relationships to Promote Social Impact10. Geertrui Van Overwalle: Designing Models to Clear Patent Thickets in Genetics11. Richard Gilbert: The Essentiality Test for Patent PoolsBrian D. Wright: Comment: Agricultural Biotechnology: The Quest to Restore Freedom to Operate in the Public InterestNancy Kopans: Comment: Aggregation of Scholarly Content in the Digital Era: Reaping the Benefits, Identifying the ChallengesPart III: Public Ordering: The Possibilities and Limits of Government Intervention12. Daniel A. Crane: Patent Pools, RAND Commitments, and the Problematics of Price Discrimination13. Ariel Katz: Copyright Collectives: Good Solution but for Which Problem?June M. Besek: Comment: Enabling Digital Preservation by Expanding the Library Exceptions in the US Copyright Act: The Section 108 Study Group14. Margaret Chon: A Rough Guide to Global Intellectual Property Pluralism15. Jane C. Ginsburg: Contracts, Orphan Works, and Copyright Norms: What Role for Berne and TRIPS?