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Across Intellectual Property: Essays in Honour of Sam Ricketson, ISBN-13: 978-1108485159




  • Format: PDF
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (March 12, 2020)
  • Language: English
  • 342 pages
  • ISBN-10: 1108485154
  • ISBN-13: 978-1108485159


A timely examination of fundamental issues in intellectual property (IP) law, with international perspectives looking across regimes, jurisdictions, disciplines and professions.

Using as a starting point the work of internationally-renowned Australian scholar Sam Ricketson, whose contributions to intellectual property (IP) law and practice have been extensive and richly diverse, this volume examines topical and fundamental issues from across IP law. With authors from the US, UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, the book is structured in four parts, which move across IP regimes, jurisdictions, disciplines and professions, addressing issues that include what exactly is protected by IP regimes; regime differences, overlaps and transplants; copyright authorship and artificial intelligence; internationalization of IP through public and private international law; IP intersections with historical and empirical research, human rights, privacy, personality and cultural identity; IP scholars and universities, and the influence of treatises and textbooks. This work should be read by anyone interested in understanding the central issues in the evolving field of IP law.

Graeme W. Austin is Professor of Law at Melbourne Law School and Chair of Private Law at Victoria University of Wellington. His books include Human Rights and Intellectual Property: Mapping the Global Interface (Cambridge, 2011) and International Intellectual Property and the ASEAN Way: Pathways to Interoperability (Cambridge, 2017).

Andrew F. Christie is Professor and Chair of Intellectual Property at Melbourne Law School. He has held distinguished visitor positions at the University of Cambridge, Duke University, North Carolina and the University of Toronto, and was identified by Managing IP as one of the ‘world’s fifty most influential people in intellectual property’.

Andrew T. Kenyon is Professor in the Melbourne Law School and has previously held visiting research positions at the University of British Columbia, London School of Economics and Political Science, Queen Mary University of London, and University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne. He researches across media law and is the author of Comparative Defamation and Privacy Law (2016).

Megan Richardson is Professor of Law, Co-Director CMCL and Director IPRIA, Melbourne Law School, researching in intellectual property and personality rights. Her recent books include Fashioning Intellectual Property: Exhibition, Advertising and the Press: 1789–1918 (with Julian Thomas, Cambridge, 2012) and The Right to Privacy: Origins and Influence of a Nineteenth-Century Idea (Cambridge, 2017).


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