Recreating Copyright Law – Redesigning Design Law – Rebranding Trademark Law – Reinventing Patent Law: ATRIP Conference, Nashville, 25-28 August 2019

“There have been, and continue to be, many efforts—perhaps too many—to reform IP law. Those efforts tend to go into two, somewhat opposite directions. One is to reform the laws that have been on the books for decades or more, though efforts to change fundamentals or historical aspects of copyright, trademark and patent law are rarely successful. Perhaps this inertia can be seen as a positive feature of the IP system. The other is to add rights beyond the historical ‘core’ of primary rights …” (more, call for papers)

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