Black Forest ham, Asiago, Gorgonzola, Gouda, and many other European geographical indications for foodstuffs are at the centre of a TTIP food fight. They are all protected from imitation by other companies in many countries of the world. Not in the US though. And as...
Senior Lecturer in The City Law School, Dr Enrico Bonadio, says this case confirms once again that the copyright system needs to be amended in order to avoid works apparently belonging to the public domain from being monopolised.
Senior Lecturer in The City Law School, Dr Elaine Fahey, argues that there is no consensus at the global level on what it means to be an actor engaged in rule-making, despite its centrality to discussions on rule-making, power and influence.
By Dr Elaine Fahey, Senior Lecturer, The City Law School
Rather than proposing the sweeping acceptance from on high of all applications for brownfield sites and upward extensions in London, the government should instead be working with councils to determine how local planning problems and issues are more appropriately resolved.