Intellectual Property Issues in CETA: The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Key intellectual property issues being negotiated in the Canada-EU CETA may be hard to implement, given the constitutional law governing Canada’s federal system. In “Implementing International Trade Agreements in Federal Systems” I explain why. This article examines the negotiations towards a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada...

Network Governance of Biofuels: Can Policymakers Coordinate Multi-level Regulation?

“Network Governance of Biofuels” promotes a regulation and governance framework for biofuels that, while not necessarily simpler, let alone harmonized, is more coordinated and better rationalized. The analysis in this working paper is presented in two major sections, following a more detailed discussion in this introduction of key policy objectives...

Free Trade, Federalism & Technology Policy: A Public Lecture

This public lecture and accompanying presentation, explained how free trade, federalism, and technology policy are integrally linked. Among the core challenges is implementing the intellectual property provisions of international trade agreements, such as the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in federal systems, a topic I’ve researched and written about...

Implementing the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Development Agenda

Implementing the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Development Agenda brings together a series of incisive essays written by leading thinkers from around the world to develop concrete strategies for implementing a potentially transformative series of recommendations for reforming global intellectual property law. This book should be read by all those interested in...