‘Book Review: The Future of Intellectual Property

“This is a book review of The Future of Intellectual Property, edited by Daniel J Gervais, Milton R Underwood Chair in Law at Vanderbilt University Law School, US. In the introduction, Gervais explains that the approach to discussing IP law reform taken in this edited collection is considering both primary and secondary level reform. He defines primary IP rights as those that have been part of law for more than 50 years. Whereas, adding new rights to the primary rights, instead of changing them, creates secondary rights. As such, the book looks at both the need to, and the consequences of, changing primary rights, as well as whether adding secondary rights is a good idea, and if so, how and when …” (more)

[Hayleigh Bosher, TheIPKat, 4 November]

First posted 2021-11-04 18:00:12

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