Science and technology in international economic law: Balancing competing interests

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Science and Technology in International Economic Law: Balancing Competing Interests, Page: 1-298

Publication Year:
2013
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Repository URL:
https://works.bepress.com/peter_yu/234; http://works.bepress.com/wang_li-dar/7; https://scholarship.law.tamu.edu/facscholar/1020
DOI:
10.4324/9780203381700
ISBN:
9780203381700; 9780415829960; 9781134119707; 9781134119776; 9781306197564; 9781138937550
OCLC:
872701308; 947025636; 876859384; 824722615
Author(s):
Bryan Mercurio; Kuei Jung Ni
Publisher(s):
Informa UK Limited; Routlege; Routledge
Tags:
Social Sciences; Intellectual Property Law; International Trade Law; Law
book description
Science and technology plays an increasingly important role in the continued development of international economic law. This book brings together well-known and rising scholars to explore the status and interaction of science, technology and international economic law. The book reviews the place of science and technology in the development of international economic law with a view to ensure a balance between the promotion of trade and investment liberalisation and decision-making based on a sound scientific process without hampering technological development. The book features chapters from a range of experts – including Lukasz Gruszczynski, Jürgen Kurtz, Andrew Mitchell and Peter K. Yu – who examine a wide range of issues such as investment law, international trade law, and international intellectual property. By bringing together these issues, the book asks how international trade and investment regimes utilise science and technology, and whether they do so fairly and in the interest of broader public policies. This book will be of great interest to researchers of international economic law, health law, technology law and international intellectual property law.