Accounting of Profits to Remedy Biotechnology Patent Infringement

A number of important agricultural biotechnology patent disputes have arisen in Canada since the 2004 Supreme Court of Canada decision in Monsanto v. Schmeiser. Typically, defendants no longer contest issues of patent validity or infringement. Instead, the controversies have shifted to discussions about applicable remedies for infringement. Mid-season Soybean...

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...

The Future of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Development Agenda

Will WIPO’s “Development Agenda” be a game-changer for the global knowledge economy, or will it fail to bring about fundamental reforms? That’s the question that I convened a group of academics, diplomats, activists, and industry experts to answer at a retreat outside of Geneva in 2010. The Development Agenda for the...