Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Climate Change

Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Climate Change / edited by Joshua D. Sarnoff, Professor of Law, DePaul University, College of Law. Edward Elgar, 2016, 568 p. ISBN: 978 1 84980 467 7 – £175.50

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This innovative research tool presents insights from a global group of leading intellectual property, environment, trade, and industrial scholars on the emerging and controversial topic of intellectual property and climate change. It provides a unique review of the scientific background, international treaties, and political context of climate change; identifies critical conflicts and differences of approach; and describes the relevant intellectual property law doctrines and policy options for regulating, developing, or disseminating needed technologies, activities, and business practices.

–> About this book on Climate law blog, a post by Romany Webb dated 19/10/2016 :

The Paris Agreement, which will enter into force on November 4, aims to keep the increase in global average temperatures to well below 2oC above pre-industrial levels. Achieving this goal will require the development of a wide array of new clean energy and other technologies. The deployment of these technologies and their transfer between countries, particularly from rich to poor, will be greatly affected by intellectual property law. These effects are explored in the recently published Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Climate Change, edited by Joshua Sarnoff, a professor at DePaul University College of Law… more


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