EU Bilateral Trade Agreements and Intellectual Property: For Better or Worse?

ISBN: 978-3-642-39096-8 (Print) 978-3-642-39097-5 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Intellectual Property Protection in Economic Partnership- and Free Trade Agreements

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-15

      Current Issues in International Intellectual Property Norm-Making

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      Pages 17-40

      Intellectual Property Chapters in Free Trade Agreements: Their Significance and Systemic Implications

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      Pages 41-57

      Is TRIPS a Balanced Agreement from the Perspective of Recent Free Trade Agreements?

  3. Going Beyond Trips: Impact on International Law and Policy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-59

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      Chapter

      Pages 61-85

      Impact of TRIPS-Plus Obligations in Economic Partnership- and Free Trade Agreements on International IP Law

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      Pages 87-108

      The Impact of the Economic Partnership Agreements on WTO Law

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      Chapter

      Pages 109-131

      EU Economic Partnership Agreements and International Human Rights

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      Chapter

      Pages 133-156

      IP Protection in EU Free Trade Agreements vis-à-vis IP Negotiations in the WTO

  4. Emerging Elements for Reforming the International IP System?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157

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      Chapter

      Pages 159-170

      Trade Costs and Shadow Benefits: EU Economic Partnership Agreements as Models for Progressive Development of International IP Law

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      Pages 171-188

      Assessing the Development Promise of IP Provisions in EU Economic Partnership Agreements

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      Pages 189-205

      IP Enforcement Provisions in EU Economic Partnership Agreements

  5. Implementation of IP Provisions in EU Trade Agreements

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 207-207

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      Chapter

      Pages 209-239

      Economic Partnership Agreements and EU Trade Policy: Objectives, Competences, and Implementation

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      Chapter

      Pages 241-264

      Constitutional Functions of the EU’s Intellectual Property Treaties

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      Chapter

      Pages 265-291

      Intellectual Property and Implementation of Recent Bilateral Trade Agreements in the EU

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      Chapter

      Pages 293-303

      Implementation Issues Arising from Intellectual Property Chapters Contained in Trade Agreements Between the EU and Developing Countries