international IP

Prof. Peter K. Yu

Drake University Law School

Spring 2009


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Class 1 (8/27):  Overview of International Intellectual Property Rights

Discussion:  Problem Set 1

Class 2 (8/29):  The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works and Protection of Foreign Authors in the United States

Readings

  • Class 2 Readings

    • Peter K. Yu, The Copyright Divide, 25 Cardozo L. Rev. 331 (2003)

    • Samuel Ricketson, The Birth of the Berne Union, 11 Colum.-VLA J.L. & Arts 9 (1986)

    • House Report of the Berne Convention Implementation Act of 1988, H.R. Rep. No. 609, 100th Cong. (1988)

Further Readings (Berne Convention)

(Note:  Further readings are provided for reference purposes and will not be discussed in class.)

  • Sam Ricketson, The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, 1886-1986 (1987)

  • WIPO, Guide to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (Paris Act 1971) (1978)

  • Symposium, Conference Celebrating the Centenary of the Berne Convention, 11 Colum.-VLA J.L. & Arts 1 (1986)

  • Symposium, Fundamentals of International Copyright: The Impact of Berne, 8 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 1 (1989)

  • Universal Copyright Convention, revised at Paris July 24, 1971, 25 U.S.T. 1341, 943 U.N.T.S. 178

Further Readings (early American Protection):

Note: There will be no class on 9/3 (Labor Day).

Class 3 (9/5):  Protection of Moral Rights and Neighboring Rights

Due:  Problem Set 2 

Readings

  • Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, Sept. 9, 1886, revised at Paris July 24, 1971, 828 U.N.T.S. 221 Skim

  • Class 3 Readings

    • Peter Jaszi, Garland of Reflections on Three International Copyright Topics, 8 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 47 (1989)

    • Roberta Rosenthal Kwall, Copyright and the Moral Right: Is an American Marriage Possible?, 38 Vand. L. Rev. 1

    • Turner Entertainment Co. v. Huston, CA Versailles, civ. ch., December 19, 1994, translated in Ent. L. Rep., Mar. 1995, at 3

    • Gilliam v. American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., 538 F.2d 14 (2d Cir. 1976)

    • Herman Cohen Jehoram, The Nature of Neighboring Rights of Performing Artists, Phonogram Producers and Broadcasting Organizations, 15 Colum.-VLA J.L. & Arts 75 (1990)

Further Readings:

  • Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Resale Right for the Benefit of the Author of an Original Work of Art, 2001 O.J. (forthcoming)

  • Visual Artists Rights Act, 17 U.S.C. ß 106A (2000)

  • California Art Preservation Act, Cal. Civ. Code ß 987 (West 1998)

  • New York Artists' Authorship Rights Act, N.Y. Arts & Cult. Aff. Law ßß 14.51-14.59 (McKinney 1984)

  • Paul Goldstein, Copyrightís Highway: From Guttenberg to the Celestial Jukebox 165-96 (1994)

  • Thomas F. Cotter, Pragmatism, Economics, and the Droit Moral, 76 N.C. L. Rev. 1 (1997)

  • Jane C. Ginsburg, A Tale of Two Copyrights: Literary Property in Revolutionary France and America, 64 Tul. L. Rev. 991 (1990)

  • Roberta Rosenthal Kwall, ďAuthor-Stories:Ē Narrativeís Implications for Moral Rights and Copyrightís Joint Authorship Doctrine, 75 S. Cal. L. Rev. 1 (2001)

  • Neil Netanel, Alienability Restrictions and the Enhancement of Author Autonomy in United States and Continental Copyright Law, 12 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 1 (1994)

  • Geri J. Yonover, The Precarious Balance: Moral Rights, Parody, and Fair Use, 14 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 79 (1994)

Class 4 (9/10):  The Uniqueness of the American Copyright System

Readings

  • Class 4 Readings:

    • Feist Publications, Inc. v. Rural Tel. Serv. Co., 499 U.S. 340 (1991)

    • Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc., 510 U.S. 569 (1994)

    • Community for Creative Non-Violence v. Reid, 490 U.S. 730 (1989)

    • Three Boys Music Corp. v. Bolton, 212 F.3d 477 (2000)

Class 5 (9/12):  Protection of Copyrights in the European Union

Due:  Problem Set 3

Readings:

Further Readings:

Note: There will be no classes on 9/17 and 9/19 (Classes Replaced by Tutorials 1 and 2).

Class 6 (9/24):  Conflict-of-Laws and Choice-of-Law Issues in International Copyright

Readings:

Further Readings:

  • Eugen Ulmer, Intellectual Property Rights and the Conflict of Laws (1978)

  • Graeme W. Austin, Domestic Laws and Foreign Rights: Choice of Law in Transnational Copyright Infringement Litigation, 23 Colum.-VLA J.L. & Arts 1 (1999)

  • Graeme W. Austin, Social Policy Choices and Choice of Law for Copyright Infringement in Cyberspace, 79 Or. L. Rev. 575 (2000)

  • Curtis A. Bradley, Territorial Intellectual Property Rights in an Age of Globalism, 37 Va. J. Int'l L. 505 (1997)

  • Graeme B. Dinwoodie, International Intellectual Property Litigation: A Vehicle for Resurgent Comparativist Thought, 49 Am. J. Comp. L. 429 (2001)

  • Graeme B. Dinwoodie, A New Copyright Order: Why National Courts Should Create Global Norms, 149 U. Penn. L. Rev. 469 (2000)

  • Paul Edward Geller, Harmonizing Copyright-Contract Conflicts Analyses, 25 Copyright 49 (1989)

  • Jane C. Ginsburg: Copyright Without Borders? Choice of Forum and Choice of Law for Copyright Infringement in Cyberspace, 15 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 153 (1997)

  • Jane C. Ginsburg, Extraterritoriality and Multiterritoriality in Copyright Infringement, 37 Va. J. Int'l L. 587 (1997)

  • David R. Johnson & David G. Post, Law and Borders: The Rise of Law in Cyberspace, 48 Stan. L. Rev. 1367 (1996)

  • William Patry, Choice of Law and International Copyright, 48 Am. J. Comp. L. 383 (2000)

Class 7 (9/26):  WIPO Internet Treaties and the Digital Agenda

Readings:

Further Readings:

  • MihŠly Ficsor, Copyright for the Digital Era: The WIPO "Internet" Treaties, 21 Colum.-VLA J.L. & Arts 197 (1997)

  • Neil W. Netanel, The Next Round: The Impact of the WIPO Copyright Treaty on TRIPS Dispute Settlement, 37 Va. J. Int'l L. 441 (1997) 

  • JŲrg Reinbothe et al., The New WIPO Treaties: A First Rťsumť, 19 Eur. Intell. Prop. Rev. 171 (1997)

  • J.H. Reichman & Pamela Samuelson, Intellectual Property Rights in Data?, 50 Vand. L. Rev. 51 (1997)

  • Pamela Samuelson, The U.S. Digital Agenda at WIPO, 37 Va. J. Int'l L. 369 (1997)

Class 8 (10/1):  The TRIPs Agreement

Readings

Further Readings:

  • Frederick M. Abbott, The WTO TRIPS Agreement and Global Economic Development, in Public Policy and Global Technological Integration 39 (Frederick M. Abbott & David J. Gerber eds., 1997)

  • A. Jane Bradley, Intellectual Property Rights, Investment and trade in Services in the Uruguay Round: Laying the Foundation, 23 Stan. J. Intíl L. 57 (1987)

  • Vincent Chiappetta, The Desirability of Agreeing to Disagree: The WTO, TRIPs, International IPR Exhaustion and a Few Other Things, 21 Mich. J. Intíl L. 333 (2000)

  • Carlos M. Correa, Intellectual Property Rights, the WTO, and Development Countries: The TRIPS Agreement and Policy (2001)

  • Daniel Gervais, The TRIPs Agreement: Drafting History and Analysis (1998)

  • Global Dimensions of Intellectual Property Rights in Science and Technology (Michael B. Wallerstein et al. eds., 1993)

  • Tara Kalagher Giunta & Lily H. Shang, Ownership of Information in a Global Economy, 27 Geo. Wash. J. Intíl L. & Econ. 327 (1993)

  • Marci A. Hamilton, The TRIPS Agreement: Imperialistic, Outdated, and Overprotective, 29 Vand. J. Transnatíl L. 613 (1996)

  • Intellectual Property Rights: Global Consensus, Global Conflict? (R. Michael Gadbaw & Timothy J. Richards eds., 1988)

  • Intellectual Property Rights in Emerging Markets (Clarissa Long ed., 2000)

  • John H. Jackson & Alan O. Sykes, Implementing the Uruguay Round (1997)

  • Keith E. Maskus, Intellectual Property Rights in the Global Economy (2002)

  • Charles R. McManis, Intellectual Property and International Mergers and Acquisitions, 66 U. Cin. L. Rev. 1283 (1998)

  • Neil Weinstock Netanel, Asserting Copyright's Democratic Principles in the Global Arena, 51 Vand. L. Rev. 217 (1998)

  • Ruth Okediji, Toward an International Fair Use Doctrine, 39 Colum. J. Transnat'l L. 75 (2000)

  • J.H. Reichman, From Free Riders to Fair Followers: Global Competition Under the TRIPS Agreement, 29 N.Y.U. J. Intíl L. & Pol. 11 (1997)

  • J.H. Reichman, Beyond the Historical Lines of Demarcation: Competition Law, Intellectual Property Rights, and International Trade After the GATTís Uruguay Round, 20 Brook. J. Intíl L. 75 (1993)

  • Michael P. Ryan, Knowledge Diplomacy: Global Competition and the Politics of Intellectual Property (1998)

  • Symposium, The Inaugural Engelberg Conference on the Culture and Economic of Participation in an International Intellectual Property Regime, 29 N.Y.U. J. Intíl L. & Pol. 1 (1997)

  • Symposium, Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property (pts. 1 & 2), 22 Vand. J. Transnatíl L. 223, 689 (1989)

  • The Uruguay Round and Beyond: Essays in Honor of Arthur Dunkel (Jagdish Bhagwati & Mathias Hirsch eds., 1998)

Class 9 (10/3):  WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism

Readings:

Further Readings:

  • Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes, Dec. 15, 1993, 33 I.L.M. 112 (1994)

  • PDF United States - Section 110(5) of US Copyright Act - Report of the Panel, WT/DS160/R, June 15, 2000: Part 1 & Part 2

  • Graeme B. Dinwoodie, The Development and Incorporation of International Norms in the Formation of Copyright Law, 62 Ohio St. L.J. 733 (2001)

  • Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss and Andreas F. Lowenfeld, Two Achievements of the Uruguay Round: Putting TRIPS and Dispute Settlement Together, 37 Va. J. Int'l L. 275 (1997)

  • Gail E. Evans, Lawmaking Under the Trade Constitution: A Study in Legislating by the World Trade Organization (2000)

  • Paul Edward Geller, Intellectual Property in the Global Marketplace: Impact of TRIPS Dispute Settlement, 29 Int'l Law. 99 (1995)

  • Laurence R. Helfer, World Music on a U.S. Stage:  A Berne/Trips and Economic Analysis of the Fairness in Music Licensing Act, 80 B.U. L. Rev. 93 (2000)

  • John H. Jackson, The Jurisprudence of GATT and the WTO: Insights on Treaty Law and Economic Relations (2000)

  • John O. McGinnis & Mark L. Movesian, The World Trade Constitution, 114 Harv. L. Rev. 511 (2000)

  • Neil W. Netanel, The Next Round: The Impact of the WIPO Copyright Treaty on TRIPS Dispute Settlement, 37 Va. J. Int'l L. 441 (1997)

  • David Palmeter & Petros C. Mavroidis, Dispute Settlement in the World Trade Organization: Practice and Procedure (1999)

  • Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, The GATT/WTO Dispute Settlement System : International Law, International Organizations, and Dispute (1997)

  • Symposium, Compliance with the TRIPs Agreement, 29 Vand. J. Transnatíl L. 363 (1996)

  • Symposium, The Decline of Nations State and Its Effects on Constitutional and International Economic Law, 18 Cardozo L. Rev. 903 (1996)

  • Friedl Weiss, Improving WTO Dispute Settlement Procedures: Issues and Lessons from the Practice of Other International Courts and Tribunals (2000)

Class 10 (10/8):  Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Foreign Countries: The Case of China

Readings:

Further Readings:

  • PDF Peter K. Yu, From Pirates to Partners: Protecting Intellectual Property in China in the Twenty-first Century, 50 Am. U. L. Rev. 131 (2000)

  • PDF Peter K. Yu, Piracy, Prejudice, and Perspectives: An Attempt to Use Shakespeare to Reconfigure the U.S-China Intellectual Property Debate, 19 B.U. Intíl L.J. 1 (2001)

  • Symposium, China and the WTO: Progress, Perils, and Prospects, 17 Colum. J. Asian L. 1 (2003)

  • Andrew Mertha, The Politics of Piracy:  Intellectual Property in Contemporary China (2005)

  • William P. Alford, To Steal a Book Is an Elegant Offense: Intellectual Property Law in Chinese Civilization (1995)

  • William P. Alford, Making the World Safe for What? Intellectual Property Rights, Human Rights and Foreign Economic Policy in the Post-European Cold War World, 29 N.Y.U. J. Intíl L. & Pol. 135 (1997)

  • Jeffrey W. Berkman, Intellectual Property Rights in the P.R.C.: Impediments to Protection and the Need for the Rule of Law, 15 UCLA Pac. Basin L.J. 1 (1996)

  • Glenn R. Butterton, Pirates, Dragons and U.S. Intellectual Property Rights in China: Problems and Prospects of Chinese Enforcement, 38 Ariz. L. Rev. 1081 (1996)

  • Albert H.Y. Chen, An Introduction to the Legal System of the Peopleís Republic of China (1998)

  • Patrick H. Hu, "Mickey Mouse" in China: Legal and Cultural Implications in Protecting U.S. Copyrights, 14 B.U. Intíl L.J. 81 (1996)

  • Chinese Intellectual Property Law and Practice (Mark A. Cohen et al. eds., 1999)

  • Peter Howard Corne, Foreign Investment in China: The Administrative Legal System (1997)

  • Peter Feng, Intellectual Property in China (1997)

  • Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in China (Mary L. Riley ed., 1997)

  • Symposium, Intellectual Property in East Asia, 13 UCLA Pac. Basin L.J. 1 (1994)

  • Susan Tiefenbrun, Piracy of Intellectual Property in China and the Former Soviet Union and Its Effects upon International Trade: A Comparison, 46 Buff. L. Rev. 1 (1998)

Tutorial 1 (10/9):  151 Cartwright

Class 11 (10/10):  Language and Territoriality Issues in Trademark Law

Due:  Paper Topic (up to 100 words)

Readings:

  • Person's Co., Ltd. v. Christman, 900 F.2d 1565 (Fed. Cir. 1990)

  • Buti v. Impressa Perosa, S.R.L., 139 F. 3d 98 (2d Cir. 1998)

  • Vanity Fair Mills v. T. Eaton Co., 234 F.2d 633 (2d Cir. 1956)

  • Graeme B. Dinwoodie, Trademarks and Territory: Detaching Trademark Law from the Nation-State, 41 Hous. L. Rev. 885 (2004) (Read Part II only)

Further Readings:

  • Mother's Restaurants v. Mother's Other Kitchen, Inc., 218 U.S.P.Q. 1046 (T.T.A.B. 1983)

  • James A. Carney, Setting Sights on Trademark Piracy: The Need for Greater Protection Against Imitation of Foreign Trademarks, 81 Trademark Rep. 30 (1991)

  • Richard Thompson Ford, Beyond Borders: A Partial Response to Richard Briffault, 48 Stan. L. Rev. 1173 (1996)

  • Thomas J. Hoffman & Susan E. Brownstone, Protection of Rights Acquired by International Reputation Without Use or Registration, 71 Trademark Rep. 1 (1981)

  • William M. Landes & Richard A. Posner, The Economics of Trademark Law, 78 Trademark Rep. 267 (1986)

  • Beth Fulkerson, Note, Theft by Territorialism: A Case for Revising TRIPS to Protect Trademarks from National Market Foreclosure, 17 Mich. J. Int'l L. 801 (1996)

Note: There will be no class on 10/15 (Fall Break).

Class 12 (10/17):  Language and Territoriality Issues in Trademark Law (Cont'd)

Class 13 (10/22): The Protection of Well-Known Marks

Readings:

Further Readings (Paris Convention):

  • Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, Mar. 20, 1883, amended October 2, 1979, 21 U.S.T. 1538, 828 U.N.T.S. 305

  • G.H.C. Bodenhausen, Guide to the Application of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (1968)

  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), The Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property from 1883 to 1983 (1983)

  • John B. Pegram, Trademark Law Revision: Section 44, 78 Trademark Rep. 141 (1988)

  • Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, The International Protection of Trademarks after the TRIPs Agreement, 9 Duke J. Comp. & Int'l L. 189 (1998)

  • Patricia V. Norton, Note, The Effect of Article 10bis of the Paris Convention on American Unfair Comeptition Law, 68 Fordham L. Rev. 225 (1999)

Further Readings (Well-known Marks):

Class 14 (10/24):  Community Trademarks in the European Union

Due:  Problem Set 4 

Readings:

Further Readings:

Web Resources:

Class 15 (10/29):  The Madrid System and the Protection of Geographical Indications

Readings:

Further Readings (Madrid System):

  • Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

  • Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement

  • Common Regulations under the Madrid Agreement Concerning
    the International Registration of Marks and the Protocol Relating to that Agreement

  • The Madrid Arrangement--BIRPI Proposed Changes, 60 Trademark Reporter 129 (1970)

  • Should the United States Adhere to the Madrid Arrangement?, 56 Trademark Rep. 289 (1966)

  • David B. Allen, Protection of Property Identity Abroad: Some New Light on an Old Problem?, 55 Trademark Reporter 707 (1965)

  • David B. Allen, Report on Committee of Experts for the Revision of the Madrid Agreement, 60 Trademark Rep. 163 (1970)

  • Peter M. Brody, Protection of Geographical Indications in teh Wake of TRIPS: Existing United States Law s and the Administration's Proposed Legislation, 84 Trademark Rep. 520 (1994)

  • Carlo Cotrone, Comment, The United States and the Madrid Protocol: A Time to Decline, A Time to Accede,  4 Marq. Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 75 (2000)

  • Anthony R. DeSimone, United States Adhernece to the Agreement of Madrid, 56 Trademark Rep. 320 (1966)

  • Gabriel M. Frayne, A Few More Thoughts on Possible United States Adherence to the Madrid Arrangement, 57 Trademark Rep. 447 (1967) 

  •  Maria Guerra, The Rocky Road of the U.S. Accession to the Madrid Protocol: Could This Be the Year?, 11 DePaul J. Art & Ent. Law 525 (2001)

  • Thomas Hebling, Teh Term 'Swiss' on Trade Goods: A Dnomination of Origin and Its Legal Protection in the United Kingdom, 19 Eur. Intell. Prop. Rev. 51 (1997)

  • Andrew Inglis & Joel Barry, "Budweiser": The Decision of Solomon, 20 Eur. Intell. Prop. Rev. 320 (1998)

  • Thorstein Klein, Madrid Trademark Agreement vs. Madrid Protocol, 12 J. Contemp. Legal Issues 484 (2000)

  • Marshall Leaffer, Appellations of Origin and Geographic Indications in U.S. Law After NAFTA and GATT, 2 International Intellectual Property Law & Policy 45-1 (Hugh Hansen ed. 1998).

  • Terril Lewis, Towards Implementation of the Madrid Protocol in the United States, 89 Trademark Rep. 918 (1999)

  • J. Thomas McCarthy & Veronica Colby Devitt, Protection of Geographical Denominations: Domestic and International, 69 Trademark Rep. 199 (1979)

  • Jeffrey M. & Linda B. Samuels, The US Perspective on the Madrid Protocol, 1993 Eur. Intell. Prop. Rev. 418 (1993).

  • Roger E. Schechter, Facilitating Trademark Registration Abroad: The Implications of U.S. Ratification to the Madrid Protocol, 25 Geo. Wash. J. Int'l L. & Econ. 419 (1991)

  • Allan Zelnick,  The Madrid Protocol -- Some Reflections,  82 Trademark Rep. 651 (1992)

  • Gerd F. Kunze, The Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks of June 27, 1989, 82 Trademark Rep. 58 (1992)

Further Readings (Geographical Indications):

  • Friedrich-Karl Beier & Roland Knaak, The Protection of Direct and Indirect Geographical Indications of Source in Germany and the European Community, 25 I.I.C. 1 (1994)

  • Lee Bendekgey & Caroline H. Mead, International Protection of Appellations of Origin and Ohter Geographic Indications, 82 Trademark Rep. 781 (1992)

  • Albrecht Conrad, The Protection of Geographical Indications in the TRIPs Agreement, 86 Trademark Rep. 11 (1996)

  • Christine Haight Farley, Conflicts Between U.S. Law and International Treaties Concerning Geographical Indications, 22 Whittier L. Rev. 73 (2000)

  • Stacy D. Goldberg, Comment, Who Will Raise the White Flag? The Battle Between the United States and the European Union over the Protection of Geographical Indications, 22 U. Pa. J. Int'l Econ. L. 107 (2001)

  • Paul Heald, Trademarks and Geographic Indications: Exploring the Contours of the TRIPs Agreement, 29 Vand. J. Trans. L. 635 (1996)

  • Robert M. Kunstadt & Gregor Buhler, Bud Battle Illustrates Perials of Geographic Marks, Nat'l L.J., May 18, 1998

  • Louis C. Lenzen, Bacchus in the Hinterlands: A Study of Denominations of Origin in French and American Wine-Labeling Laws, 58 Trademark Rep. 145 (1968)

  • Howard Poliner, Appellations of Origin in Israel Pursuant to the Lisbon Agreement, 21 Eur. Intell. Prop. Rev. 149 (1999)

Class 16 (10/31):  World Intellectual Property Organization 101

Guest Speaker: Todd Larson, Senior Counselor, WIPO

Class 17 (11/5):  Internet Domain Names and ccTLDs

Due:  Problem Set 5

Readings:

Further Readings:

Web Resources:

Class 18 (11/7):  Trademarks and the Protection of the Indigenous Peoples

Readings:

Film Presentation: ďIn Whose Honor?: American Indian Mascots in SportsĒ

Class 19 (11/12):  The Development of International Patent Treaties

Readings:

Further Readings

  • G.H.C. Bodenhausen, Guide to the Application of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (1968)

  • Commission on Intellectual Property Rights, Integrating Intellectual Property Rights and Development Policy: Report of the Commission on Intellectual Property Rights (2002)

  • Global Dimensions of Intellectual Property Rights in Science and Technology (Mitchell B. Wallerstein et al. eds., 1993)

  • Tara Kalagher Giunta & Lily H. Shang, Ownership of Information in a Global Economy, 27 Geo. Wash. J. Intíl L. & Econ. 327 (1993)

  • Intellectual Property Rights: Global Consensus, Global Conflict? (R. Michael Gadbaw & Timothy J. Richards eds., 1988)

  • Intellectual Property Rights in Emerging Markets (Clarissa Long ed., 2000)

  • Keith E. Maskus, Intellectual Property Rights in the Global Economy (2002)

  • Robert Merges, Battle of the Lateralisms: Intellectual Property and Trade, 8 B.U. Intíl L.J. 239 (1990)

  • R. Carl Moy, The History of the Patent Harmonization Treaty: Economic Self-Interest as an Influence, 26 J. Marshall L. Rev. 457 (1993)

  • Ruth Okediji, Toward an International Fair Use Doctrine, 39 Colum. J. Transnat'l L. 75 (2000)

  • J.H. Reichman, Beyond the Historical Lines of Demarcation: Competition Law, Intellectual Property Rights, and International Trade After the GATTís Uruguay Round, 20 Brook. J. Intíl L. 75 (1993)

  • Symposium, The Inaugural Engelberg Conference on the Culture and Economic of Participation in an International Intellectual Property Regime, 29 N.Y.U. J. Intíl L. & Pol. 1 (1997)

  • WIPO, The Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property from 1883 to 1983 (1983)

Class 20 (11/14):  Patent Harmonization and the Patent Cooperation Treaty

Class 21 (11/19):  The Protection of Pharmaceuticals

Due:  First Draft

Readings:

Further Readings:

  • Commission on Intellectual Property Rights, Integrating Intellectual Property Rights and Development Policy: Report of the Commission on Intellectual Property Rights ch. 2 (2002)

  • Frederick M. Abbott, The Doha Declaration on the TRIPs Agreement and Public Health: Lighting a Dark Corner at the WTO, 5 J. Intíl Econ. L. 469 (2002)

  • Thomas F. Cotter, Market Fundamentalism and the TRIPs Agreement, 22 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. (forthcoming 2003)

  • James Thuo Gathii, Construing Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Policy Consistently with Facilitating Access to Affordable Aids Drugs to Low-End Consumers, 53 Fla. L. Rev. 727 (2001)

  • Debora Halbert, Moralized Discourses: South Africaís Intellectual Property Fight for Access to AIDS Drugs, 1 Seattle J. Soc. Just. 257 (2002)

  • Ellen ít Hoen, TRIPs, Pharmaceutical Patents, and Access to Essential Medicines: A Long Way from Seattle to Doha, 3 Chi. J. Intíl L. 27 (2002)

  • Jean O. Lanjouw, A New Global Patent Regime for Diseases: U.S. and International Legal Issues, 16 Harv. J.L. & Tech. 85 (2002)

  • Susan K. Sell, TRIPs and the Access to Medicines Campaign, 20 Wis. J. Intíl L. 480 (2002)

  • Josť Marcos Nogueira Viana, Intellectual Property Rights, the World Trade Organization and Public Health: The Brazilian Perspective, 17 Conn. J. Intíl L. 311 (2002)

  • Alan O. Sykes, TRIPS, Pharmaceuticals, Developing Countries, and the Doha ďSolution,Ē 3 Chi. J. Intíl L. 47 (2002)

Note: There will be no class on 11/21 (Thanksgiving).

Tutorials 2 (11/26-11/29):  151 Cartwright

Class 22 (11/26):  Plant Patents, Plant Variety Protection and Traditional Knowledge

Readings:

Further Readings:

  • Keith Aoki, Neocolonialism, Anticommons Property, and Biopiracy in the (Not-So-Brave) New World Order of International Intellectual Property Protection, 6 Ind. J. Global Leg. Stud. 11 (1998)

  • Commission on Intellectual Property Rights, Integrating Intellectual Property Rights and Development Policy: Report of the Commission on Intellectual Property Rights ch. 4 (2002)

  • Rosemary J. Coombe, New Dilemmas in International Law Posed by the Recognition of Indigenous Knowledge and the Conservation of Biodiversity, 6 Ind. J. Global Leg. Stud. 59, 59-76 (1998)

  • David R. Downes, How Intellectual Property Could Be a Tool to Protect Traditional Knowledge, 25 Colum. J. Envtl. L. 253 (2000)

  • Christine Haight Farley, Protecting Folklore of Indigenous Peoples: Is Intellectual Property the Answer?, 30 Conn. L. Rev. 1 (1997)

  • Paul Kuruk, Protecting Folklore Under Modern Intellectual Property Regimes: A Reappraisal of the Tensions Between Individual and Communal Rights in Africa and the United States, 48 Am. U. L. Rev. 769 (1999)

  • Jeffrey P. Kushan, Biodiversity: Opportunities and Obligations, 28 Vand. J. Transnatíl L. 755 (1995)

  • Doris Estelle Long, The Impact of Foreign Investment on Indigenous Culture: An Intellectual Property Perspective, 23 N.C. J. Intíl L. & Com. Reg. 229 (1998)

  • Charles R. Mcmanis, The Interface Between International Intellectual Property and Environmental Protection: Biodiversity and Biotechnology, 76 Wash. U. L.Q. 255 (1998)

  • Srividhya Ragavan, Protection of Traditional Knowledge, 2 Minn. Intell. Prop. Rev. 1 (2001)

  • Naomi Roht-Arriaza, Of Seeds and Shamans: The Appropriation of the Scientific and Technical Knowledge of Indigenous and Local Communities, 17 Mich. J. Intíl L. 919 (1996)

  • Susan Scafidi, Intellectual Property and Cultural Products, 81 B.U. L. Rev. 793 (2001)

  • Symposium, Traditional Knowledge, Intellectual Property, and Indigenous Culture, 11 Cardozo J. Int'l & Comp. L. 239 (2003)

  • Peter K. Yu, Traditional Knowledge, Intellectual Property, and Indigenous Culture: An Introduction, 11 Cardozo J. Int'l & Comp. L. 239 (2003)

Class 23 (11/28):   The Future of International Intellectual Property Law

Readings:

Further Readings:

  • Frederick M. Abbott, TRIPS in Seattle: The Not-So-Surprising Failure and the Future of the TRIPS Agenda, 18 Berkeley J. Intíl Law 165 (2000)

  • Gail E. Evans, Lawmaking Under the Trade Constitution: A Study in Legislating by the World Trade Organization 194 (2000)

  • Robert E. Hudec, Enforcing International Trade Law: The Evolution of the Modern GATT Legal System 364 (1993)

  • John H. Jackson, The World Trading System: Law and Policy of International Economic Relations 111 (2d ed. 1997)

  • David A. Gantz, Failed Efforts to Initiate the ďMillennium RoundĒ in Seattle: Lessons for Future Global Trade Negotiations, 17 Ariz. J. Intíl & Comp. L. 349 (2000)

  • Jane C. Ginsburg, International Copyright: From a "Bundle" of National Copyright Laws to a Supranational Code?, 47 J. Copyright Soc'y U.S.A. 265 (2000)

  • Robert F. Housman, Democratizing International Trade Decision-making, 27 Cornell Intíl L.J. 699 (1994)

  • J.H. Reichman, The TRIPS Agreement Comes of Age: Conflict or Cooperation with the Developing Countries, 32 Case W. Res. J. Int'l L. 441 (2000)

  • Michael H. Shuman, GATTzilla v. Communities, 27 Cornell Intíl L.J. 527 (1994)

  • John Jackson, The Institutional and Jurisdictional Architecture: Reflections on Constitutional Changes to the Global Trading System, 72 Chi.-Kent. L. Rev. 511 (1996)

  • John O. McGinnis & Mark L. Movsesian, The World Trade Constitution, 114 Harv. L. Rev. 511 (2000)

  • Clyde Summers, The Battle in Seattle: Free Trade, Labor Rights, and Societal Values, 22 U. Pa. J. Intíl Econ. L. 61 (2001)

  • Susan Tiefenbrun, Free Trade and Protectionism: The Semiotics of Seattle, 17 Ariz. J. Intíl & Comp. L. 257 (2000)

  • Peter K. Yu, World Trade, Intellectual Property, and the Global Elites: An Introduction, 10 Cardozo J. Intíl & Comp. L. (2002)

Class 24 (12/3):  Student Presentations

Final Paper Due:  12/21 at 6 p.m. CDT

Spring 2006 Syllabus

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