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Should The Monopoly Of Patents Be Abolished »

Number of pages 8

An 8 page paper. Thomas Jefferson initiated the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The patent laws, in fact, all intellectual property protection laws, are controversial. This essay presents the arguments on both sides of the debate. Included are discussions on: the requirements for being awarded a patent, the four precepts by which the Patent ... View Full Description
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PATENTS AND THE LAW »

Number of pages 5

This 5-page paper focuses on aspects of patent law, based on a case study. Topics under discussion include patent infringements and revocation of patents. Bibliography lists 3 sources. View Full Description
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Patents and Tax Avoidance Processes in the US »

Number of pages 4

This 4 page paper looks at whether a tax avoidance can be patented under US patent law as a business process, and discusses whether not this is ethical and whether or not is should be allowed. The bibliography cites 4 sources. View Full Description
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Cheap Drugs for Africa; The Moral Issues of Treating AIDS »

Number of pages 10

This 10 page paper considers the ethical and legal issues that are relevant when considering the need of developing nations to access essential drugs, such as those for HIV/AIDS. Issues such are moral responsibility, profit, investment, protection and patents are also considered. Patent law referent to is both international and UK is approach. The bibliography ... View Full Description
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Intellectual Property and Originality »

Number of pages 24

This 24 page paper considers the argument that intellectual property law, specifically copyright law does not rely on originality as a requirement for ownership. The paper looks at copyright law in the UK and also looks at patent and trademark law, comparisons are made between the UK position and the position in the US, Australia ... View Full Description
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Patent and Intellectual Property Law »

Number of pages 26

This 26 page paper considers the quote “since we have had a patent system for a long time, it would be irresponsible, on the basis of our present knowledge, to recommend abolishing it”. The paper begins by looking at the development of patent law with he first recorded origins in 1313, though to the current ... View Full Description
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WTO 2001-PUBLIC HEALTH DECLARATION AND TRIPS »

Number of pages 20

This 20 page paper addresses the issues of patents and intellectual property protection as defined by the World Trade Organization at its 2001 meeting in Doha, Qater. The paper analyzes WTO's TRIPS and Public Health Declaration, an attempt to define when patents on medications can be overridden in the event of a health crisis in ... View Full Description
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Sex Offender Legislation »

Number of pages 10

A 10 page research paper on recent laws and scientific support for the laws affecting sexual offenders. The writer focuses on both state and federal laws, including 'Megan's Laws,' Kansas's States recommitment law, California's chemical castration law, Delaware's drivers' license law, and recidivism statistics. Bibliography lists 14 sources. View Full Description
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How the Laws Regulating Companies can Influence and Enhance A Corporation’s Strategy »

Number of pages 5

This 5 page paper looks at UK law and considers how it may be used to help and enhance corporate strategy. The writer uses the Copyright, Designs and Patents Bill 1988, the Case of Dyson and Hoover and the role of directors to illustrate the points raised. The bibliography cites 10 sources. View Full Description
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How Increased Competition from Generic Drugs Has Affected Prices And Returns In The Pharmaceutical Industry »

Number of pages 14

This 14 page paper examines the way in which prices of branded drugs, and the related profit they create for the pharmaceutical companies, is impacted when patents expire and the branded drugs have to compete with generic products. The paper considers how the law of supply and demand manifests in this market where an increase ... View Full Description
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Economic Principles Applied to Pharmaceutical Companies »

Number of pages 11

This 11 page paper applies a number of economic principles to pharmaceutical companies in the way in which they produce and then sell drugs. Pharmaceutical companies can produce drugs for only pennies a pill. These companies are protected by patent laws for new drugs they develop and with a patent protecting their product; ... View Full Description
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Cicero: On the Commonwealth »

Number of pages 7

7 pages in length. Discusses the great work by Cicero as to the concept of law. Cicero the philosopher assigned to the positive laws of humans an altogether subordinate place by comparison with the law of nature. The mere fact that a measure has been enacted by a commonly accepted method does ... View Full Description
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Usury Laws - General And North Carolina »

Number of pages 3

This 3 page paper explains and discusses usury laws. There is no federal law specifying maximum interest rates and fees for credit. Congress believed the Truth in Lending Act would provide sufficient protection for debtors. That is not true. This essay reports the number of states with and without usury laws and then provides the ... View Full Description
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Crime and Punishment in England 1800 - 1850 »

Number of pages 16

This 16 page paper considers hat does criminal law history before 1850 tells us about the processes of change in the law and legal institutions. The paper looks at the period 1800 – 1850 and examines four areas of law and the justice system; capital and corporal punishment including the “Bloody Code”; imprisonment and transportation ... View Full Description
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Lisa and MJ Electricals - A Case Study »

Number of pages 8

This 8 page paper examines a contract law case posed by the student. A consumer makes a purchase by mail order, The goods sent differ to those ordered, and the seller refuses to accept them back. The paper examined the position of the seller and the consumers using case law and legislation. The paper is ... View Full Description
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The Difference Between Copyright and Patent and the Case of Service Consultants »

Number of pages 3

This is a 3 page paper discussing the difference between copyright and patent and the discussion of a case involving a computer program. Copyright is an unregistered right to created works which have been fixed in some form on paper, film, electronic or sound mediums and includes creative works such as novels, databases, computer programs, ... View Full Description
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The Law and Society »

Number of pages 22

This 22 page paper looks at the interdependency and interaction between the law and society. The role of law, the way it impacts on society and ways it is influences and the linkage between the law and morals are examined. The paper is written looking at the concept of law and incorporates discussions of the ... View Full Description
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Investment Outlook for the World and Pakistan »

Number of pages 5

This 5 page paper looks at the outlook global investment given the economic conditions towards the end of 2010. The potential patents of growth and negative outcomes are considered for the paper takes a narrower approach and looks at the potential outlook for Pakistan. The bibliography cites 5 sources. View Full Description
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Intellectual Property - International Laws »

Number of pages 7

This 7 page paper begins with a brief explanation of the two categories of intellectual property. The essay provides an overview of the agreements that address intellectual property rights and provides some examples of violations. The neem tree in India is used as an example of patents gone too far. Bibliography lists 8 sources. View Full Description
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Meningococcal Meningitis: Nursing Care for Patient and Community »

Number of pages 5

A 5 page discussion of the multifaceted approach this disease requires in order to accommodate both patent and community needs. The nursing role extends from the bedside administration of medications and the monitoring of vital signs to administration of prophylactic medications to close contacts of the patient to the education of the community as ... View Full Description
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Pfizer Acquires Wyeth »

Number of pages 5

This 5 page paper discusses this transaction. The purchase price and deal are reported as are the immediate effects, such as laying off thousands. The benefits of the merger are discussed, including the risk both companies faced with expiring patents. The synergies of the companies are also discussed. The writer offers recommendations and a personal ... View Full Description
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Glenn Curtiss & The Wright Brothers »

Number of pages 5

A 5 page paper discussing the ongoing feud between these three individuals. Embroiled in a legal battle that would put some of today’s most litigious souls to shame, accusations of patent infringements prevented much development within aviation before the outbreak of World War I. Bibliography lists 8 sources. View Full Description
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Maimonides/Political Theory »

Number of pages 7

A 7 page research paper that examines the philosophical viewpoint of 12th century Jewish philosopher Moses Maimonides in regards to 'perfect law.' Maimonides proposed that humanity should model all law on Biblical law, which is by definition 'perfect' due to his divine origin. The writer argues that this viewpoint in regards to political law is ... View Full Description
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Managed Health Care & Physicians: Traditional legal fiduciary duty, or limited duty of fidelity? »

Number of pages 20

(20pp) Managed health care has presented problems to both physicians and patients. This discussion examines major issues and possible changes. The nature and the duty of physician -patent relationship between a traditional legal fiduciary duty and a limited duty of fidelity will also be analyzed. Bibliography lists 11 sources. View Full Description
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Marketing Plan for It's Popcorn Time »

Number of pages 5

A 5 page paper consisting of speaker notes for an available PowerPoint® presentation of a marketing plan for a single-location confectioner specializing in coated popcorn produced according to a newly-patented process. The marketing plan recommends instituting online sales and entering agreement with a third party gift business, as well as hiring a knowledgeable, no-spam ... View Full Description
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Three Economic Issues Confronting Global Healthcare Today »

Number of pages 8

This 8 page paper addresses three specific economic issues that complicate global healthcare. The primary problem is who is going to pay for universal care? This, of course, is complicated by improved technology and knowledge, the resulting lengthened lifespan, and even by patent issues revolving around pharmaceutical development. Bibliography lists 10 sources. ... View Full Description
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Inventions and Economic Growth »

Number of pages 5

This 5 page paper looks at the arguments put forward by Kenneth L. Sokoloff who argues that the registration of patents provides evidence that inventiveness underpins economic growth. The writer consider the contradiction and support for this assumption and compares the approach taken by Robert Fogel in his book that looked at the role ... View Full Description
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Issues in a Hypothetical Connecticut Case »

Number of pages 3

A 3 page paper identifying issues in a hypothetical case, listing and then discussing those issues. Issues address right to privacy; patent application requirements; insider trading; and government budgeting. Bibliography lists 2 sources. View Full Description
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Questions in E-strategy »

Number of pages 4

Four pages answering four questions in e-strategy. The questions address IPv6; antitrust issues in tightly integrated business partnerships; patent protection for ecommerce business processes; and determining market share of an e-business. Bibliography lists 5 sources. View Full Description
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Three Dimensional Printing Case Study »

Number of pages 3

This 3 page paper looks at a case supplied by the student and identifies the main points, such as the value of patents and the requirements for further commercial developments to take place. View Full Description
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New Gene Technology »

Number of pages 5

5 pages. This paper describes the discovery and possible patenting of a new gene that is involved in breast cancer research. Included are the background on the topic, the proposed methodology including the relevance of the experimentation, and the expected results. This is a proposal paper. Bibliography lists 3 sources. ... View Full Description
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A New Product »

Number of pages 20

This 20 page paper considers the development and strategy formation for the launch of a new product. The example use is an electronic book, but may be any consumer product. The writer examines issues such as identifying the market, mission statements, market segments, financial targets and budgets, copyright and patent protection, perceptual mapping, conjoint analysis ... View Full Description
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THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY: ECONOMIC ANALYSIS »

Number of pages 6

This 6 page paper touches on economic aspects impacting the pharmacecutcal industry including mega-mergers, rising costs of R&D and marketing, patent expiration and global competition. Bibliography lists 3 sources. View Full Description
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The MP3 Players Market »

Number of pages 6

This 6 page paper examined the commercial environment for MP3 players. The paper includes some development history, consideration of the technology patents, major competitors, key success factors, market growth projections and threats to the industry. The bibliography cites 7 sources. View Full Description
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Design Company in Ireland »

Number of pages 6

This 6 page paper looks at a design company in Ireland and considers the different aspects of business in Ireland. Included is a discussion on forming businesses in Ireland, taxation, legal issues such as patents and trademarks, as well as looking at how the company competes. The bibliography cites 5 sources. View Full Description
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Design Company in Cyprus »

Number of pages 6

This 6 page paper looks at the way a company may be set up and run in Cyprus using a furniture design and manufacturing company as an example. The paper looks formation requirements, corporate tax issues, legal protection in terms of copyright, patents and trademarks, manufacturing of the company and its' marketing. The bibliography cites ... View Full Description
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Pleasing the Venture Capitalist »

Number of pages 3

A 3 page paper assessing the types of factors and items venture capitalists will look for in assessing a manufacturer’s potential for the future. The small United States manufacturer is producing and selling the owner’s invention on which he holds the patent. The inventor believes the firm and the product are ready to ... View Full Description
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Mosaic Dietary Laws »

Number of pages 18

This 18 page paper provides an overview of the Mosaic dietary laws, the laws set forth through the directives of Moses in the Old Testament. The Mosaic dietary laws, the laws imposed by the directives of Moses on the Israelites, extended from earlier restrictions that had been placed on the eating habits of the ... View Full Description
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Customary Law »

Number of pages 5

This 5 page paper looks at how customary law may be seen in mainstream law and the issues of customary law form alterative cultures, such as aboriginal law and sovereign law and the difficulties of both co-existing. The bibliography cites 7 sources. View Full Description
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Sources of English Law »

Number of pages 10

This 10 page paper considers the different sources of English law. The writer outlines the history and development of common law, statute law and the law of equity and how they form the current structure of English law. Relevant cases and statutes are cited. The bibliography cites 6 sources. View Full Description
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Posner’s Common Law - Does It Make Common Sense? »

Number of pages 6

Posner’s Common Law – Does It Make Common Sense?: This 6-page analytical essay examines Posner’s claims regarding common law and its relevance to efficiency. Opposing expert viewpoints are included, and linear conclusions are reached. Whether or not Posner’s ideas pan out, he has nonetheless provided the judiciary system with a very valuable launching ... View Full Description
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Megan's Law: Fair Or Not? »

Number of pages 6

A 6 page paper. Megan's Law is the federal and state laws that require sex offenders to register with local law enforcement agencies upon release from prison. This essay provides information about the law, how it came to be, and argues that this is a fair and just law. Bibliography lists 7 sources. View Full Description
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Law Firm Case Study - Hall, Dickler, et al LLP »

Number of pages 5

Law Firm Case Study – Hall, Dickler, et al LLP: This 5-page essay chronicles the case study of the Hall Dickler, et al law firm of legal professionals. It also offers an overview of its inside machinations, and the contributory factors relevant to its success. Bibliography lists 7 sources. SNAkghal.doc View Full Description
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Scottish Law »

Number of pages 16

This 16 page paper looks at Scottish law from a number of perspectives. Written in three parts the first part looks at the basis and development of Scots law. The second part of the paper examines the way promises may be enforced under Scots law comparing it to Islamic law. The last part of the ... View Full Description
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Incorporating a Firm in China - Is a Unified or a Separate System of Company Law Best? »

Number of pages 3

In this 3 page paper there is consideration of what type of law a foreign firm setting up in China may prefer; a unified law that treats domestic and foreign owned businesses the same, or one that treats the firms differently. The bibliography cites 4 sources. View Full Description
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Lead Balloon Pty Ltd - Legal Case Study »

Number of pages 10

This 10 page paper is based on Australian law, looking at a case supplied by the student where several legal issues have arisen, including the formation of a pre-incorporation contract, the desire to get out of a post incorporation contract where the directors believe they can get a better deal and a potential liability for ... View Full Description
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Three Of Maxwell’s Laws Of Leadership »

Number of pages 6

A 6 page paper that explains three of Maxwell’s Laws and how to apply them in life. The three laws are the Law of Influence, the Law of Process and the Law of Navigation. Bibliography lists 1 source. View Full Description
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The Impact of the Human Rights Act on Statutory Interpretation »

Number of pages 7

This 7 page paper looks at the way in which the implementation of the Human Rights Act, specifically S3(1), has impacted on the way the judiciary, including the Law Lords, interpreted statues and assesses whether or not they are now making law as well as interpreting law. The issue is discussed looking at the statue ... View Full Description
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Environmental Laws In Malaysia And Singapore »

Number of pages 4

A 4 page paper. The essay discusses environmental laws in Malaysia and Singapore. It also discusses work hours and wages in Malaysia and Singapore. While we might expect the environmental laws to be at least similar to the rest of the world, wages and hours can be vastly different between different geographic regions in ... View Full Description
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Is International Law Really Law? »

Number of pages 25

This 25 page paper considers whether or not international law may be seen as real law. The paper compares international law to domestic law and looks at why it may be seen as legitimate and why it may be seen as illegitimate. The paper includes the traditional arguments for and against, including theorists such as ... View Full Description
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