Search for dissertations about: "Patent"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 118 swedish dissertations containing the word Patent.

  1. 1. A Quest for Clarity : Reconstructing Standards for the Patent Law Morality Exclusion

    Author : Åsa Hellstadius; Marianne Levin; Bengt Domeij; Geertrui van Overwalle; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; patent; patent law; patent exclusions; biotechnology; morality; ordre public; ethics; human dignity; life sciences; European Patent Convention; TRIPS; Biotech Directive; Legal Science; rättsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The accumulated importance of the patent law morality exclusion over the recent decades has been prompted by the increased protection sought for biotechnological inventions. This raises specific ethical concerns such as the respect for human dignity. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Emergence of Markets for Technology : Patent Transfers and Patenting in Sweden, 1819–1914

    Author : David E. Andersson; Fredrik Tell; Mats Larsson; Patricio Sáiz; Maureen McKelvey; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Patent transfers; patents; markets for technology; patent markets; patent agents; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with the emergence of markets for technology and studies the evolution of patent transfers and its determinants, patent agencies and independent versus firm patenting in Sweden during the 19th century and the turn of 20th century. It explores how and why markets for technology emerge and under what circumstances by investigating the evolution of Swedish patent legislation and the patterns of patent transfers between individuals and firms. READ MORE

  3. 3. Indirect Exploitation of Intellectual Property Rights By Corporations and Investors: IP Privateering & Modern Letters of Marque & Reprisal

    Author : Thomas L Ewing; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; patent troll; indirect exploitation; patent; innovation system; intellectual property right IPR ; antitrust; privateer; patent misuse; equity; competition; corporate formalism; Intellectual property IP ; tortious interference; operating company; non-practicing entity NPE ; investor; unclean hands;

    Abstract : Competitive pressures and rent-seeking behaviors have motivated companies and investors to develop indirect techniques for beneficially exploiting third-party intellectual property rights (IPRs) that qualitatively depart from the slate of direct exploitation tools whose usage has been honed during the past 30 years of the pro-patent era. Companies have increasingly realized that they do not need to create IPRs themselves to exploit them beneficially, which has been the conventional usage pattern. READ MORE

  4. 4. Patentability of nucleic acid related inventions in Europe and in the USA

    Author : Kristina Runeberg; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; patentability; expressed sequence tags; United States Patent and Trademark Office; European Patent Office; EPO; nucleic acid; USPTO; ESTs; patent; DNA;

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  5. 5. Patentability and computer software in the USA and Europe

    Author : Henrik Olsson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : case; computer software; United Kingdom; technical character; group; EPO; computer program related invention; Sweden; USA; test scheme; development; patent; appeal board; patentability; decision; Germany; technical; Great Britain; statutory; computer program; European Patent Office;

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