Taking an interdisciplinary approach unmatched by any other book on this topic, this thoughtful Handbook considers the international struggle to provide for proper and just protection of Indigenous intellectual property (IP). In light of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2007, expert contributors assess the legal and policy controversies over Indigenous knowledge in the fields of international law, copyright law, trademark law, patent law, trade secrets law, and cultural heritage. The overarching discussion examines national developments in Indigenous IP in the United States, Canada, South Africa, the European Union, Australia, New Zealand, and Indonesia. The Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the historical origins of conflict over Indigenous knowledge, and examines new challenges to Indigenous IP from emerging developments in information technology, biotechnology, and climate change. Practitioners and scholars in the field of IP will learn a great deal from this Handbook about the issues and challenges that surround just protection of a variety of forms of IP for Indigenous communities.
Any person with a passport or any official company can buy a property in Germany. This ebook we wrote for the investors for their capital interest in any real estate in Germany to invest themselves. The statutory provisions for real estate are complicated in Germany. We want you here to give a brief overview what it generally and specifically especially arrives at a property for sale in Germany. Author Mr. Pachowsky is an experienced real estate expert. Throughout his life he has worked professionally with real estate. All the usual activities are familiar to him. With its IMI Property Institute in Nuremberg, he has introduced in 1987 and first recognized qualifications in Germany. He is also the author of several real estate books. "Real estate as an investment" is a great book success. Author Mr. von Wangenheim has started in the late 1990's to work in the Law Business. For many years he has been working as an expert in real estate law and inheritance law for private persons and private investors. Now it is time to present my knowledge to an international audience to let people benefit from the growing property market in Germany. If you ask for legal advice before you buy property, there is a change to earn good money. Be sure to start well informed before you start your investment. Otherwise you might loose money. This book contains no advertising because we authors have nothing to sell. We want to give you only informations. And we you can - if you like them - provide a first and free contact to Germany. We wish you a "good new insights" to buy a property in Germany. Overview Contents: Forword Initiation Typically German The current real estate situation A. In principle: why buy real estate? 1. Properties are durable and resistant 2. Property are safe 3. Properties have a high value 4. Administration 5. Real estate as a long-term investment 6. Portfolio Strategy B. Real estate in Germany 1. Real estate markets are always their own local markets. 2. Recommended real estate products 3. Get quotes and order to a broker 4. Purchase price and additional costs C.Germany as a constitutional state 1.Constitution 2. Civil law 3. Administration law 4. Tax law D. Property Business in detail 1. Buying and selling property 2. Renting bulidings and apartments 3. Succession law
The first attempt to address comparative property law in a common integrative framework, this study discusses German, Italian, French, American, and British property law as mere variations based upon a few fundamental themes through which these nations developed legal systems to provide responses to common economic problems and to set legal foundations for working markets. Basic Principles of Property LaW was produced to offer a common framework for the discussion of the law of property within countries in transition, thus it has its basis, not on just one legal system, but on the institutional commonalties that make western property law a working market institution. It offers a major challenge to conventional thinking that in property law the differences between common law and civil law are so important that common core research is impossible. Mattei hopes to guide the reader to think comparatively about property by shedding many preconceived formalistic abstractions. The substance of property law, he argues, is much more common throughout the Western legal tradition than legal scholars would have us believe. Through a set format and accessible writing, this book looks at national legal traditions as responses to common economic problems. It sets the foundations for further much needed integrative comparative legal research in the domain of property law.
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nternational Intellectual Property: A Handbook of Contemporary Research aims to provide researchers and practitioners of international intellectual property law with the necessary tools to understand the latest debates in this incredibly dynamic and complex field. The book combines doctrinal analysis with ground-breaking theoretical research by many of the most recognised experts in the field. At its core, it offers overviews of the structure and content of the two instruments that can undoubtedly be considered historically as the most important intellectual property treaties, namely the Berne Convention on the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works and the Paris Convention on the Protection of Industrial Property. Several chapters also discuss parts of the TRIPS Agreement. This important book will prove a valuable resource for students and academics of international intellectual property wishing to obtain useful knowledge of current issues such as, conflicts between IP (especially patents and trademark) rights, geographical indications, protection of luxury brands, orphan works and innovation.
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