Tag Archives: IP

The NIEO 2.0?, by Susan K. Sell

by Guest Blogger — Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018

Sam Halabi’s Intellectual Property and the New International Economic Order offers an original take on seemingly disparate efforts by developing countries to push back against overly strong intellectual property rules and the oligopoly power of intellectual property-intensive firms. He revisits the 1970s and 1980s debates over a New International Economic Order (NIEO) that reflected keen […]

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Key Insights from Intellectual Property and the New International Economic Order, by Peter Yu

by Guest Blogger — Monday, Oct. 8, 2018

In a world with ever-sprawling developments involving intellectual property rights, Sam Halabi’s new book, Intellectual Property and the New International Economic Order, could not have been published at a better time. This well-written, passionately argued, historically informed and highly interdisciplinary book covers issues ranging from pharmaceutical development to agricultural production and from biological diversity to […]

Expanding Shelters into Protective Zones – the Three Step Test and State (and other) Practice in Developing International Copyright Law, By Henning Grosse Ruse – Khan

by Guest Blogger — Monday, Oct. 8, 2018

It’s great to be part of this blog symposium on Sam’s excellent monograph on IP and the New International Economic Order (NIEO). As the title of my post suggests, I’ll focus on taking the idea of IP ‘shelters’ further, looking at strategies for expanding them into broader, ideally globally recognised zones that protect the basic […]

Duck, Duck, Goose: The Potential Perils of “Intellectual Property” Conglomeration, by Patricia L. Judd

by Guest Blogger — Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018

As I stated in my introductory post a few days ago, Sam Halabi’s new book on Intellectual Property and the New International Economic Order engages us in a hopeful conversation, and I am grateful to him for that. It is crucial that scholars of various disciplines continue engage on these issues of vast importance. As […]

The Shadow of a Treaty in Garcia v. Google

by Margot Kaminski — Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

On December 15th, the Ninth Circuit heard en banc oral arguments in a contentious copyright case:Garcia v. Google. The core questions in the case are interesting enough: whether performer Cindy Lee Garcia can claim copyright protection for her five-second performance in the film Innocence of Muslims, and whether Google should consequently be enjoined from showing […]