Written in the context of China's new intellectual property laws after WTO entry, this unique law-and-commentary guide examines the legal framework for intellectual property protection and its practical implications in the commercial world. Written for multinationals with operations in China, the book addresses the commercial realities of protecting and managing intellectual property and the practical application of Chinese intellectual property laws to business, e.g., assessing risk liabilities for all parties in the supply chain, from manufacturers to retailers, to marketing firms and importers. Among the overarching topics treated are the following: Trademarks Copyright Patents Enforcemen...
The International Status of Taiwan in the New World Order
This book examines the most important issues determining the international status of Taiwan today: its international legal status, the viability of its flexible democracy, its efforts to gain participation or membership in international organizations, most notably the United Nations, and its future relations with mainland China, ranging from reunification to declared independence. Issues of American and European foreign policy and of domestic Chinese and Taiwanese politics are also addressed where relevant. This book is unique in that it looks at the question of Taiwan from the perspective of both international law and politics as it confronts the imperatives of law and the limitations of real world politics. As a result it offers insights and strategies that are both sensible and feasible. This book is aimed at scholars and practitioners of international law and international relations alike.
This exhaustive treatise provides an in-depth analysis of the law and practice of international commercial arbitration, highlighting the worldwide movement towards an autonomous legal regime, free of the constraints of national law and of the law of the place of arbitration in particular. As well as exploring the application and the influence of the first modem arbitration statutes, enacted in France, the Netherlands and Switzerland in the 1980s, detailed consideration is given to the 1985 UNCITRAL Model Law, to recent arbitration legislation now in force in England, Germany, Belgium and Sweden, and to the new arbitration rules of the AAA, ICC and LCIA.
Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this convenient volume provides comprehensive analysis of the law affecting the physician-patient relationship in Austria. Cutting across the traditional compartment
International Construction Arbitration Law is a practical guide to dispute resolution under construction contracts. The authors consider the full range of available dispute resolution methods, including: and• mediation, and• conciliation, and and• determination by dispute review board or expert panel, before focusing specifically on arbitration. The book looks briefly at all aspects of arbitration, from commencement of proceedings, through preparation and collection of the evidence necessary in complex construction cases, to common procedural issues, the conduct of the hearing and the effect of the award. It also provides guidance on the effective administration of construction contracts and claims management, as well as partnering and alliancing techniques that may avoid the need for recourse to formal dispute resolution. In keeping with its practical focus, the book includes checklists and executive summaries of key points, as well as extracts from relevant institutional rules and other supporting materials.
Derived from the 'International Encyclopaedia of Laws,' this analysis of sports law in Portugal deals with the regulation of sports activity by both public authorities and private sports organizations.