Three more new titles for review

Here's the next batch of books received by the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice (JIPLP) for review. If you would like to review one of these titles and believe yourself suitably qualified to do so, please email Sarah Harris at by Friday 25 January and let her know. If you have not previously reviewed a book for JIPLP or submitted an article for publication, a short biographical introduction would be appreciated.

Intellectual Property And Property Rights
Editor: Adam Mossoff, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law, Virginia, US 
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Hardback, c.924 pp. £247.50.

Further information from publisher's web page here.
"Topics include the justification for intellectual property as property, the historical development of intellectual property rights as property rights and whether intellectual property can be conceptually framed as a property right".


Constructing European Intellectual Property: Achievements and New Perspectives
Edited by Christophe Geiger (Associate Professor, Director General and Director of the Research Department, Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), University of Strasbourg, France)

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Hardback, c.480 pp, £112.50
 Further information from publisher's web page here

"This detailed study presents various perspectives on what further actions are necessary to provide the circumstances and tools for the construction of a truly balanced European intellectual property system".

A Shifting Empire: 100 Years of the Copyright Act 1911
Edited by Uma Suthersanen (Professor in International Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary, University of London) and Ysolde Gendreau (Professor of Law, Université de Montréal)
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Hardback, c.288 pp. £63.

Further information from publisher's web page here.

"The 1911 Copyright Act was the first globalising copyright law of the 20th century. This book is the first to trace not only the history of the Act, but also its legislative impact on national copyright laws in nine countries, and the consequences of this transplantation of the law in a modern context".

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