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Ghana TRIPS Over the TRIPS Agreement on Plant Breeders' Rights
The premise under which the global IP system is validated has often focused on a traditional materialistic approach. While this seems to find legitimate support in economic reasoning, such a fundamental view also appears ...
The Complexity of Using the Patent Standards under TRIPS for the Promotion of Domestic Industrial Development in Developing Countries in the Absence of Local Working Requirements: : Rethinking the Role of the World Intellectual Property Organisation in Intellectual Property Standard-Setting
This article confronts the most basic question, which is whether in its traditional legislative intent the principle of patent working requirements would as an instrument of government policy in the mist of global value ...
Post-mortem social media: law and Facebook after death
(Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017-06)
Systems thinking, big data, and data protection law: Using Ackoff’s Interactive Planning to respond to emergent policy challenges.
This article examines the emergence of big data and how it poses a number of significant novel challenges to the smooth operation of some the European data protection framework’s fundamental tenets. Building on previous ...
Interpretation of TRIPS Provisions in a Manner Consistent with Human Rights Instruments: A Policy Option for the Exploration of South-South Judicial Cooperation
The rigid interface between the enforcement provisions of patents under TRIPS standards and the institutional, technical and human resource capacity deficiencies means that political decisions to exploit the TRIPS flexibilities ...
The international Trojan Horse – investor to state dispute settlements and the spill over effects for the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC)
There is a great deal of uncertainty in the realm of international intellectual property law, with the EU and the US negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a trade agreement that aims to ...
Future, law, education and technology: WoW, have we forgotten something?
Welcome to the special BILETA edition of the International Review of Law, Computers & Technology. In 2016, the 31st annual British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association conference took place at the University ...
Post-mortem Privacy 2.0: Theory, law and technology
This paper builds on the general survey of post-mortem privacy set out in the author’s earlier work. The concept of post-mortem privacy is further developed both at a theoretical level (underpinned by theories of autonomy) ...
Transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP) and the spill overs effects on the Gulf – cooperation council
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP). The EU and the USA are negotiating the TTIP, a trade agreement that aims to remove trade barriers across different ...
Multifunctionality of Agriculture Products: Towards Collaborative Policy Guidelines on Sustainable Agro-Related Fuel Development
The primacy of food security overrides that of energy. This is a reasoned view under the United Nations rights-based theories and practice. Within this context, there are voluntary guidelines according to which countries ...