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Employees' Intellectual Property Rights, 2nd Edition

Employees' Intellectual Property Rights, 2nd Edition

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  • Publisher: Kluwer Law International
  • ISBN: 9789041192301
  • Published In: December 2017
  • Format: Hardback , 872 pages
  • Jurisdiction: International ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

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    Employees’ Intellectual Property Rights describes and analyses employers’ acquisition of employees’ intellectual property rights in thirty-four different jurisdictions worldwide collectively representing all habitable continents. In today’s knowledge-based global economy, most inventions are made by employed persons through their employers’ research and development activities. However, methods of establishing rights over an employee’s intellectual property assets are relatively uncertain in the absence of international solutions. Given that increasingly more businesses establish entities in different countries and more employees co-operate across borders, it becomes essential for companies to be able to establish the conditions under which ownership subsists in intellectual property created in employment relationships in various countries. This book provides a distinctive perspective on the ownership aspect of intellectual property rights.
     
    What’s in this book:

    With the addition of a new chapter, Uganda, this revised and updated second edition was developed within the framework of the AIPPI, a non-affiliated, non-profit organization dedicated to improving and promoting the protection of intellectual property at both national and international levels. Among the issues and topics covered by the forty-nine distinguished contributors are the following:

    •  different approaches in different law systems;
    •  choice of law for contracts;
    •  harmonizing international jurisdiction rules;
    •  conditions for recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments;
    • employees’ rights in copyright, semiconductor chips, inventions, designs, plant varieties and utility models on a country-by-country basis;
    • employee remuneration right;
    • parties’ duty to inform; and
    • instances for disputes.

    How this will help you:
    With its wealth of information on an increasingly important subject for practitioners in every jurisdiction, this book is sure to be put to constant use by corporate lawyers and in-house counsel everywhere. It provides detailed information on which practitioners can build strategies in cases involving employees’ intellectual property rights. It is also exceptionally valuable as a thorough resource for academics and researchers interested in the international harmonization of intellectual property law.

  • List of Contributors

    Foreword

    Preface

    List of Abbreviations

    PART I
    A Legislative Overview

    CHAPTER 1
    Introduction to Employees Intellectual Property Rights
    Sanna Wolk

    CHAPTER 2
    Choice of Law
    Gyooho Lee

    CHAPTER 3
    Jurisdiction
    Benedetta Ubertazzi

    CHAPTER 4
    Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
    Marketa Trimble

    PART II
    National Legal Rules

    A In Europe

    CHAPTER 5
    Ownership and Harmonisation Efforts at EU Level
    Sanna Wolk

    CHAPTER 6
    Belgium
    Hendrik Vanhees

    CHAPTER 7
    Denmark
    Jeppe Brinck-Jensen, Morten Rosenmeier & Helene Egede Scotwin

    CHAPTER 8
    Finland
    Niklas Bruun & Marja-Leena Mansala

    CHAPTER 9
    France
    Michel Abello, Jérôme Tassi & Estelle Vard

    CHAPTER 10
    Germany 121
    Jan Bernd Nordemann & Christian Czychowski

    CHAPTER 11
    Hungary
    Gusztáv Bacher

    CHAPTER 12
    Italy
    Andrea Ottolia

    CHAPTER 13
    Latvia
    Ilmars Šatovs

    CHAPTER 14
    Lithuania
    Edita Ivanauskiene

    CHAPTER 15
    The Netherlands
    Rogier de Vrey & Willem Hoorneman

    CHAPTER 16
    Poland
    Kacper Szkalej

    CHAPTER 17
    Portugal
    Lígia Gutierrez Setúbal

    CHAPTER 18
    Slovenia
    Elizabeta Zirnstein & Špelca Mežnar

    CHAPTER 19
    Spain
    Luis-Alfonso Durán & Laura Nadal

    CHAPTER 20
    Sweden
    Sanna Wolk

    CHAPTER 21
    Switzerland
    Yaniv Benhamou & Cyrill Rieder

    CHAPTER 22
    Turkey
    Ekrem Soylu & Korcan Dericioglu

    CHAPTER 23
    The United Kingdom
    Belinda Isaac

    B In Asia

    CHAPTER 24
    China
    Ella Cheong & Li Luo

    CHAPTER 25
    Hong Kong
    Ella Cheong

    CHAPTER 26
    Japan
    Tsugizo Kubo

    CHAPTER 27
    Republic of Korea
    Gyooho Lee

    CHAPTER 28
    Singapore
    Susanna Leong

    C In Oceania

    CHAPTER 29
    Australia Rights in Intellectual Property Created in Employment
    Ann Monotti

    D In North America

    CHAPTER 30
    Canada
    Norman Siebrasse

    CHAPTER 31
    United States of America
    Joseph Jeffrey Hawley, Marketa Trimble & Darryl C. Wilson

    E In Latin America

    CHAPTER 32
    Argentina
    Martín Bensadon

    CHAPTER 33
    Brazil
    Elisabeth Kasznar Fekete

    CHAPTER 34
    Chile
    Cristóbal Porzio

    CHAPTER 35
    Colombia
    José Roberto Herrera Díaz

    CHAPTER 36
    Ecuador
    Maria Rosa Fabara Vera, Pablo Fabara Vera & Gerardo Naranjo Ormaza

    CHAPTER 37
    Mexico
    Jorge Gomez, Liliana Arellano & Jonathan Rangel

    CHAPTER 38
    Uruguay
    Gustavo Fischer

    F In Africa

    CHAPTER 39
    Uganda
    Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala

    Employees’ Intellectual Property Rights: An Epilogue
    Kacper Szkalej & Sanna Wolk


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