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International Contract Law

International Contract Law, M2 Economic Affairs, University of Bordeaux


Lundi 12 Février 2018 de 13h30 à 14h30 en salle D108  

Reading list:
1. “Private rights and public problems: The global economics of intellectual property in the 21st century”, by Keith Maskus, Ed. Peterson Institute for International Economics
2. “Globalising Intellectual property rights: The TRIPs agreement”, by Duncan Matthews, Ed. Routledge
3. Hoekman, Maskus and Saggi, 2005. Transfer of Technology to developing countries: Unilateral and Multilateral Policy Options, World Development, 33:1587-1602.

1. Tu 16/01: 09h30-12h30 (Salle B)
2. Th 18/01: 09h30-12h30 (Salle D)
3. Tu 23/01: 09h30-12h30 (Salle B)
4. Th  25/01: 09h30-12h30 (Salle D)
5. Mo 05/02: 09h45-12h45 (Salle D314)
6. Fr  09/02: 14h00-17h00 (Salle P2)

75% Presentations + 25% Questions (QMC)

Table of contents (SLIDES)
1.Introduction : IPRs and Principal Treaties
2.The TRIPs Agreement
3.Does patent protection help or hinder innovation and technology transfer?
4.University patenting : the abolishment of the professor's privilege
5.Patent Assertion Entities and Innovation

Papers for presentations

#1. Lee, L.L., 2008. Trials and TRIPS-ulations: Indian patent law and Novartis AG v. Union of IndiaBerkeley Technology Law Journal23(1), pp.281-313.
#2. Harris, D., 2010. TRIPS After Fifteen Years: Success or Failure, as Measured by Compulsory LicensingJ. Intell. Prop. L.18, p.367.
#4. Mazzoleni, R. and Pòvoa, L.M.C., 2009. Accumulation of Technological Capabilities and Economic Development: Did Brazil’s Regime of Intellectual Property Rights Matter? (No. 002). Curso de Ciencias Economicas da Universidade Federal de Goias-FACE.
#5. Hu, A.G. and Jefferson, G.H., 2009. A great wall of patents: What is behind China's recent patent explosion?Journal of Development Economics90(1), pp.57-68.

#7. Franzoni, C. and Scellato, G., 2010. The grace period in international patent law and its effect on the timing of disclosureResearch policy39(2), pp.200-213. (*)
#8. Kenney, M. and Patton, D., 2011. Does inventor ownership encourage university research-derived entrepreneurship? A six university comparisonResearch Policy40(8), pp.1100-1112.
#9. Rooksby, J.H., 2011. University Initiation of Patent Infringement Litigation, 10 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 623 (2011). The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law10(4), p.2. (*)
#10. Geuna, A. and Nesta, L.J., 2006. University patenting and its effects on academic research: The emerging European evidenceResearch policy35(6), pp.790-807.
#11. Cheng, J., Lan, T. and Liu, S.J., 2017. Patent market dynamics: In view of the business model of non-practicing entitiesWorld Patent Information48, pp.61-76.
#12. Fusco, S., 2016. TRIPS Non-Discrimination Principle: Are Alice and Bilski Really the End of NPEs. Tex. Intell. Prop. LJ, 24, p.131.
#13. Chien, C., 2013. Startups and patent trolls. Stan. Tech. L. Rev., 17, p.461.
#14. Gabison, G.A., 2015. Lessons that Europe can learn from the US patent assertion entity phenomenon. Information & Communications Technology Law, 24(3), pp.278-302.


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