Download e-book for iPad: Access to Knowledge in Egypt: New Research in Intellectual by Lea Shaver, Nagla Rizk

By Lea Shaver, Nagla Rizk

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This quantity good points 5 chapters on present concerns dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian viewpoint. those contain: details and communications know-how for improvement, copyright and comparative company versions in tune, loose and open resource software program, patent reform and entry to medications, and the position of the Egyptian govt in selling entry to wisdom across the world and locally. deals an outline of the demanding situations and possibilities in selling entry to wisdom and combines either theoretical and pragmatic techniques in facing highbrow estate and innovation estate internationally. Nagla E. Rizk is affiliate Professor and Chair of the Economics division on the American college in Cairo. Lea Shaver is an affiliate study student and Lecturer in legislation at Yale legislation university. Her study pursuits contain highbrow estate, human rights, and web law.  This quantity gains 5 chapters on present concerns dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian standpoint. those contain: info and communications know-how for improvement, copyright and comparative enterprise types in tune, unfastened and open resource software program, patent reform and entry to medicinal drugs, and the function of the Egyptian executive in selling entry to wisdom the world over and locally. deals an outline of the demanding situations and possibilities in selling entry to wisdom and combines either theoretical and pragmatic ways in facing highbrow estate and innovation estate across the world. "This is a 'must learn' for students and practioners drawn to fiscal improvement, cultural creation and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington college "This publication is a vital contribution to recuperating a nuanced, contextually conscious view of entry to wisdom and international wisdom governance"—Yochaie Benkler, Harvard legislation School"This is a 'must learn' for students and practioners drawn to fiscal improvement, cultural creation and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington University  

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Sell, Susan K. 2003. Private Power, Public Law: The Globalization of Intellectual Property Rights. Cambridge University Press. Sell, Susan and Christopher May. 2001. Moments in Law: Contestation and Settlement in the History of Intellectual Property. Review of International Political Economy, vol. 8 (3), pp. 467-500. Shapiro, Carl and Hal R. Varian. 1999. Information Rules: A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business Press. Shaver, Lea Bishop. 2008. Defining and Measuring A2K: A Blueprint for an Index of Access to Knowledge.

The work surveys Egypt’s historical and recent participation in international deliberations and negotiations particularly as one of the fourteen countries behind a successful push for a Development Agenda at the World Intellectual Property Organization. The chapter also examines the domestic policymaking structure on these issues, which involves various government ministries and agencies as well as civil-society organizations. Addressing the existing coordination mechanisms between these entities, Abdel Latif notes the inherent tensions resulting from different government agencies pursuing policies in accordance with their respective mandates.

Harmondsworth: Penguin. Maskus, Keith E. 2000. Intellectual Property Rights in the Global Economy. Washington, DC: Institute for International Economics. Mokyr, Joel. 2002. The Gifts of Athena: Historical Origins of the Knowledge Economy. Princeton University Press. ). 2008. The Development Agenda: Global Intellectual Property and Developing Countries. Oxford University Press. Nordhaus, William D. 1969. Invention, Growth and Welfare: A Theoretical Treatment of Technological Change. Cambridge: MIT Press.

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