TITLE

THE REGULATION OF PUBLIC GOODS

AUTHOR(S)
Drahos, Peter
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Journal of International Economic Law;Jun2004, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p321
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The paper examines the complex ways in which public goods are regulated. The provision and distribution of public goods is deeply affected by the degree of excludability of those goods and the regulatory context of that excludability. Using a decentered conception of regulation, the paper shows through various examples how state and non-state actors regulate each other's capacities to provide, access, and distribute public goods. The paper includes a discussion of the regulation of knowledge by the rules of intellectual property.
ACCESSION #
44627568

 

Related Articles

  • What's in a Name?: Geographical Indicators, Legal Protection, and the Vulnerability of Zinfandel. Jurca, Stephen M. // Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies;Spring2013, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p1445 

    This note explores the issues countries face when one party allegedly takes unfair economic advantage of foreign competitors in an increasingly global market by broadly interpreting international product labeling laws in its favor. The United States' widespread use of the term 'champagne' in its...

  • Trade Rules, Intellectual Property, and the Right to Health. Forman, Lisa // Ethics & International Affairs (Wiley-Blackwell);2007, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p337 

    In perpetuating and exacerbating restricted access to essential medicines, current trade-related intellectual property rules on medicines may violate core human rights to health and medicines. In this light, their impact on the global disease burden raises serious questions about their...

  • THE TRIPS BALLOON EFFECT. JUDD, PATRICIA L. // New York University Journal of International Law & Politics;2014, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p471 

    This Article argues that much of the discomfort surrounding the current marriage of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection and global trade stems from the impossibility of ascertaining a static definition of either trade or intellectual property. In fact, the evolutionary nature of both...

  • Toward a New Era of Objective Assessment in the Field of TRIPS and Variable Geometry for the Preservation of Multilateralism. Abbott, Fredrick M. // Journal of International Economic Law;Mar2005, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p77 

    The TRIPS Agreement emerged from the Uruguay Round negotiations as one of the three pillars of the WTO. This article offers a preliminary assessment of the first ten years under the TRIPS Agreement. Based on that assessment, it makes suggestions for the future.

  • A SMALL MATTER OF REGULATION: AN INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF NANOTECHNOLOGY REGULATION. Bowman, Diana M.; Hodge, Graeme A. // Columbia Science & Technology Law Review;2008, Vol. 9, p1 

    Rapid technological advances and commercialisation within the emerging field of nanotechnology will challenge traditional regulatory regimes. Yet while the promising nanotechnology phenomenon has attracted extensive scientific and commercial interest, there has been only limited debate on the...

  • International Trade. Bentes, Pablo M.; Ettinger, Stacy J.; Ryan, John M.; Simpson, Matthew T.; Smith, Lee; Sales, Margaret-Rose; Salkeld, David // International Lawyer;Spring2010, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p93 

    The article discusses the developments concerning international trade in the U.S. It notes on the status quo in trade negotiations in the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the U.S. in view of the changes of administration in the U.S. government. It adds that the agenda in the Dispute Settlement...

  • TRIPS-Round II: Should Users Strike Back? Dreyfuss, Rochelle Cooper // University of Chicago Law Review;Winter2004, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p21 

    The TRIPS Agreement, the instrument of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) governing intellectual property protection at the international level, is structured to directly protect the rights of intellectual property holders. It does little, however, to explicitly safeguard the...

  • TRIPS AFTER FIFTEEN YEARS: SUCCESS OR FAILURE, AS MEASURED BY COMPULSORY LICENSING.  // Journal of Intellectual Property Law;Spring2011, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p367 

    The article discusses the success and failures of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) which is seen as the most comprehensive legal regime ever concluded in the area of intellectual property rights. In some countries, TRIPS was outdated right after...

  • TRIPS AND ITS ACHILLES' HEEL.  // Journal of Intellectual Property Law;Spring2011, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p479 

    The article discusses the weaknesses of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). TRIPS fails to induce stronger global enforcement of intellectual property rights, which is expected in view of the many challenges confronting the development of international...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics