Law, Regulations, and Standards

IP Rights in the Middle East: Cultural Complexities behind Legal Enforcement

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Landslide Kari P. Kammel[/vc_column_text][dfd_spacer screen_wide_spacer_size=”25″ screen_normal_resolution=”1024″ screen_tablet_resolution=”800″ screen_mobile_resolution=”480″ tutorials=””][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The enforcement of intellectual property (IP) rights varies widely from country to country. This article will examine the cultural context enveloping the enforcement of IP rights in the Middle East and posit some ideas for companies looking to understand or protect their IP in this region. …

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Examining Trademark Counterfeiting Legislation, Free Trade Zones, Corruption and Culture in the Context of Illicit Trade: The United States and United Arab Emirates

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Michigan State International Law Review Kari P. Kammel[/vc_column_text][dfd_spacer screen_wide_spacer_size=”24″ screen_normal_resolution=”1024″ screen_tablet_resolution=”800″ screen_mobile_resolution=”480″ tutorials=””][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This Paper seeks to explore the complex dynamics of illicit trade, specifically the trade in counterfeit goods, the legal framework of two countries for comparison—the United States and United Arab Emirates—and other impacting factors such as free trade zones, corruption, and culture. READ FULL ARTICLE[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row]

The Crime of Product Counterfeiting: A Legal Analysis of the Usage of State-Level Statutes

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Chicago Kent Journal of Intellectual Property Kari Kammel Esq., Brandon A. Sullivan PhD, and Lorryn P. Young[/vc_column_text][dfd_spacer screen_wide_spacer_size=”20″ screen_normal_resolution=”1024″ screen_tablet_resolution=”800″ screen_mobile_resolution=”480″][vc_column_text]ABSTRACT This legal analysis of the state-level trademark counterfeiting criminal enforcement framework in the United States (“U.S.”) scrutinizes the use and non-use of state statutes to prosecute and convict trademark counterfeiters. Relying on state-level appellate court cases …

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When crime events defy classification: the case of product counterfeiting as white-collar crime

Heinonen, J. A., Spink, J., & Wilson, J. M. (2017). When crime events defy classification: the case of product counterfeiting as white-collar crime. Security Journal, 30(2), 621-639. doi:10.1057/sj.2014.18 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/sj.2014.18 By most accounts, product counterfeiting, a specific type intellectual property crime, is growing in scope, scale and threat and poses serious economic, social and public health …

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