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Pluralism, Principles and Proportionality in Intellectual Property

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This review article offers a European perspective on the pluralistic, principles-based model of intellectual property (IP) advanced by Robert Merges in his book Justifying Intellectual Property. After introducing Merges's model and theory of IP with reference to IP theories generally, other pluralistic legal models, and patterns of judicial reasoning in the patent and copyright fields, the article argues that European jurisprudence offers broad support for Merges's operational model of IP, wh...

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10.1093/ojls/gqt029

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Law, Law Faculty, Intellectual Property
Role:
Author
Journal:
OXFORD JOURNAL OF LEGAL STUDIES
Volume:
34
Issue:
1
Pages:
181-200
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1464-3820
ISSN:
0143-6503
URN:
uuid:32ff702f-6f8e-4730-8d84-fd9ff270755b
Source identifiers:
459674
Local pid:
pubs:459674

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