Book Description

Review The first truly systematic analysis of the upsurge in criminal enforcement of intellectual property rights, this book offers a scholarly examination of the justifications for this approach, including claims regarding the involvement organized crime, heavy revenue losses, corruption, and safety risks. Legal, economic, prosecutorial, and historical perspectives are brought to bear on such issues as the comparative goals of criminal and intellectual property law, as well as the impact of criminalization on innovation, health, consumer protection, and global trade. --Rochelle Dreyfuss, New York University School of Law, USThis useful collection will repay careful reading by those involved in IPR policy formulation as well as by all IPR scholars. --Michael Blakeney, European Intellectual Property Review Read more About the Author Edited by Christophe Geiger, Director General and Director, Research Department, Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), University of Strasbourg, France Read more