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Mining rights and intellectual property rights

I was talking recently with an Australian, who expressed outrage that the Australian government allows mining companies to extract valuable resources from state-owned land, almost for free. 433 more words


Corporate Inversions: Part II

The Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law published my second blog post on corporate inversions yesterday.  This second post describes the idea that the existing tax code can be used to curb inversions.  46 more words

European Pharmaceutical Antitrust after Groupment des Cartes Bancaires – Time to Rethink the Approach to Pay For Delay Settlements?

(by Sven Gallasch) Over the last year the European Commission has stepped up its enforcement efforts against pay for delay settlements[1]. In June 2013 they imposed a fine for the first time totalling €152 million, on a brand company… 1,192 more words

Dominant Firms

TPP Chord Diagrams using Circos

I made some chord diagrams based on the new TPP intellectual property chapter draft, leaked last Thursday. These diagrams show the extent to which TPP parties band together on bracketed text in the May 16 draft, discussed in more detail… 133 more words