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Publications by Alexandra George

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Authored Books

Constructing Intellectual Property (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012; reissued in paperback in 2014), 434 pages.

  • Reviewed in Osgoode Hall Law Journal (2012) 50:2, pp.523-525.
  • Reviewed in Sociologica (2013) 2, doi: 10.2383/74870.
  • Reviewed in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (2013) 8:5, pp.413-414.
  • Reviewed in Journal of Intellectual Property Rights (2013) 18:4, pp.390-391.
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    Edited Books and Collections

    Globalization and Intellectual Property (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2006), ed., 580 pages.

    Branding and Trademarks, Guest Editor, special issue of the Journal of Brand Management (2006) 13:3.

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    Book Chapters

    “Access to Essential Medicines”, in Deen Chatterjee (ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Justice (New York: Springer, 2011), pp.312-318.

    “Bio-Prospecting and Biopiracy”, in Deen Chatterjee (ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Justice (New York: Springer, 2011), pp.77-80.

    “Human Genome”, in Deen Chatterjee (ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Justice (New York: Springer, 2011), pp.490-494.

    “Organ Trafficking”, in Deen Chatterjee (ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Justice (New York: Springer, 2011), pp.783-784.

    “Owning Life”, in Deen Chatterjee (ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Justice (New York: Springer, 2011), pp.791-799.

    “Trade Marks”, in Dal Southerton (ed.), Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture (New York: Sage Publications, 2011), pp.1473-1477.

    "What is 'Intellectual Property'? Standard Definitional Methods and their Flaws" in Tomasz Gizbert-Studnicki & Mateusz Klinowski (eds.), Law, Liberty, Morality and Rights (Warsaw: Wolters Kluwer Polska-Oficyna, 2010), pp.164-175.

    “Intellectual Property and the Internet” in Mário Freire and Manuela Pereira (eds), Encyclopedia of Internet Technologies and Applications (Hershey, Pennsylvania: Idea Group Reference, 2007), pp.222-227.

    “Propertizing the Immaterial: The Commodification of Valuable Intangibles” in Eugene de Klerk and Rachel Moffat (eds), Material Worlds (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007), pp.134-147.

    "How to Globalize the World: The Jurisprudence of International Intellectual Propertization” in Alexandra George (ed), Globalization and Intellectual Property (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2006), pp.xi-xl (29 pages).

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    Scholarly Articles (in refereed or peer reviewed publications)

    “Restructuring Intellectual Property Jurisdiction Post-Brexit: Strategic Considerations for the EU and Britain” (2018) 43:1 Brooklyn Journal of International Law [forthcoming].

    “Just Keep Calm & Carry On: The Impact of Brexit on Intellectual Property Laws in Britain and the European Union” (2017) 1:1 Journal of Intellectual Property Studies, pp.90-130.

    “The Metaphysics of Intellectual Property” (2015) 7:1 The WIPO Journal, pp.16-28.

    “Reforming Australia’s Copyright Law: An Opportunity to Address the Issues of Authorship and Originality” (2014) 37:3 UNSW Law Journal, pp.939-971.

    “The (In)Justice of Globalisation by Intellectual Propertisation” (2007) 109 Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, pp. 17-31.

    “Marketing Humanity: Should We Allow the Sale of Human Body Parts?” (2006) 7 UTS Law Review; (2006) 4 Santa Clara Journal of International Law, pp.11-61. Special joint issue on “The Mind, the Body and the Law”.

    “Brand Rules: When Branding Lore Meets Trademark Law” (2006) 13:3 Journal of Brand Management, pp.215-232.

    “The Difficulty of Defining 'Property'" (2005) 25:4 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 793-813.

    “Is 'Property' Necessary? On Owning the Human Body and its Parts” (2004) 10 Res Publica, pp.15-42.

    "The Problem of Property in Human Body Parts" (2003) 88 Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, pp.168-176.

    With Pedro Machado & Jaques Ziller (authors & editors), Law and Public Management: Starting to Talk – Part I (European University Institute Working Paper LAW No.2001/12 (43 pages).

    With Pedro Machado & Jaques Ziller (authors & editors), Law and Public Management: Starting to Talk – Part II / Droit et gestion publique: la gestion des reseaux – IIe partie, European University Institute Working Paper LAW No.2001/13 (34 pages).

    Property in the Human Body and its Parts: Reflections on Self-Determination in Liberal Society, European University Institute Working Paper LAW No. 2001/08 (86 pages).

    “Sterilisation and Intellectually Disabled Children” (1996) 18 Sydney Law Review 218-233.

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    Other Articles and Publications (selected by publication’s editor)

    “Legal Protection of Brands in a World of Social Media” (2014) 18:7 Inhouse Counsel pp.109-114.

    "Intellectual Property in the South Pacific" (2009) 58 Socio-Legal Newsletter pp.8-9.

    “Brands TM: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Trademarks and Branding” (2006) 13:3 Journal of Brand Management, pp.175-177 (Editor’s introductory article).

    “E-shopping for Fakes: The Internet Business in Trademark Counterfeits” (2003) 12 World Internet Law Report, pp.7-11.

    "Australian Franchising Code: New Obligations for Trade Mark Licensing Agreements" (1998) World Licensing Law Report, pp. 3-5.

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    Conference and Seminar Papers

    The (Im)Possibility of Reconciling Indigenous and Western ‘Intellectual Property’ Laws (organiser, chair and discussant of panel session), Copyright Symposium 2017, Sydney, Australia – 12-13 October 2017.

    Transcending Territoriality: International Intellectual Property Enforcement & Dispute Resolution in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Tsinghua-UNSW Workshop, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China – 27 September, 2017.

    Transcending Geography: Trends Towards the Globalization of Intellectual Property Enforcement, European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP), Bordeaux, France – 4-6 September 2017.

    Embedding Emerging Practice Technologies in Law Teaching, The Future of Australian Legal Education Conference, Sydney, Australia – 11-13 August 2017.

    Materializing the Immaterial: Intellectual Property Law as a Mechanism for Commodification, Law and Society Association, 2017 Annual Meeting, Mexico City, Mexico – 20-23 June 2017.

    Designing Laws to Protect Indigenous Knowledge: Lessons from Metaphysics, Indigenous Knowledge Roundtable, University of Technology Sydney, Australia - 14 December 2016.

    Mind Downloads & Intellectual Property Futurism, Law and Society Association, 2016 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, USA - 2-5 June 2016.

    Alternative Dispute Resolution in Intellectual Property Disputes: A Solution to Jurisdictional Challenges? Thirteenth Annual Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium (WIPIP), University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, USA – 19-20 February 2016.

    Intellectual Property in a Globalized World: Overcoming Jurisdictional Impediments to Cross-Border Enforcement, 4th Asia Pacific Intellectual Property Forum (‘Comparative Transnational IP Law in Practice’), University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, USA – 18 February 2016. (Plenary speaker)

    Testing Boundaries? Protecting Intellectual Property Interests Across National Borders, UNSW-HKU Law Symposium, Sydney, Australia – 4-5 December 2015.

    All in the Mind? The Metaphysics of Intellectual Property Law, Faculty Seminar, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand – 23 October 2015.

    Human Rights & the Cross-Border Enforcement of Intellectual Property Laws, Colloquium on Social Responsibility of IP Rights Holders, University of Pretoria, South Africa – 2 October 2015.

    Intellectual Property Law as a Knowledge System: Law Reform Lessons from Indigenous Societies, ATRIP Congress 2015: “Intellectual Property in Action in Society: New Perspectives from the North, the South and the Cloud”, Cape Town, South Africa – 27-30 September 2015. (Plenary speaker)

    Globalising Jurisdiction: New Developments in Cross-Territorial Protection of Intellectual Property, 7th Annual Conference on Innovation and Communications Law, Xiamen University, China – 6-7 July 2015.

    Indigenous Knowledge and Social Systems: A Case Study of Customary ‘Copyright’ in the South Pacific, Law and Society Association, 2015 Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA - 27-31 May 2015.

    Spiritual Property: Indigenous Knowledge Systems in an Intellectual Property Environment, WIPIP 2015, USPTO, Alexandria, VA, USA - 6-7 February 2015.

    Copyright’s Conundrum: The Problem of How to Protect National Rights in a Globalised World,Trans-Pacific Intellectual Property Roundtable, UNSW, Sydney Australia – 21 November 2014.

    The Law of Authenticity: Fashion, Fakes and Fame, Charting the New Frontiers of Intellectual Property Protection of Fashion Brands and Designs, Hong Kong - 10 May 2014.

    How Long is Uncle Sam's Arm? Extraterritorial Enforcement of Domestic Intellectual Property Laws, WIPIP 2014, San Jose, USA - 7-9 February 2014.

    Australia's Gene Patenting Environment (discussing J.Liddicoat,"New perspectives on Genetic Sequence Patents"), European Policy for Intellectual Property ('EPIP'), 2013 Annual Conference, Paris, France - 5-6 September 2013.

    Intellectual Property as Religion, Law and Society Association, 2013 Annual Meeting, Boston, USA - 30 May-2 June 2013.

    Intellectual Property Roundtable guest speaker, National Law University, Jodhpur, India - 22 February 2013.

    ‘Literary’ Authorship, Commerce, & Cultural Innovation, Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practices Symposium: Canberra, Australia – 17-18 December 2012.

    Global Intellectual Property Regulation: A Changing Trajectory?, 2nd HKU-UNSW Research Symposium: Hong Kong – 6-7 December 2012.

    Pester Power and Intellectual Property Reform, UNSW Law Society and Gilbert + Tobin Intellectual Property Seminar: Sydney, Australia – 29 May 2012.

    The Metaphysics of Intellectual Property & the Challenges of Scientific Progress, World Congress of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR): Frankfurt, Germany – 14-20 August 2011.

    When is Intellectual Property Not ‘Intellectual Property’?, Law and Society Association, 2011 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA – 2-5 June 2011.

    Resisting Counterfeiting: Cultural Dimensions of Intellectual Property Enforcement, Law and Society Association, 2008 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada - 29 May-1 June 2008.

    Comparative Perspectives on Intellectual Property Law and Theory , ANJEL (The Australian Network for Japanese Law) international conference: Beyond 'Country and Western'  Law: Towards New Australia-Japan Partnerships in Legal Research, Ritsumeikan Law School, Kyoto, Japan - 16 February 2008.

    Legal Imperialism? The Application of Western Intellectual Property Laws to Ideas, Information and Knowledge in Non-Commercial Settings, Seminar Series, Faculty of Law, University of the South Pacific, Port Vila, Vanuatu – 3 September 2007.

    Whose Property? ‘Intellectual Property’ as a Contested Concept, World Congress of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR): Krakow, Poland – 6 August 2007.

    Branding Trademarks, Seminar to the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London, UK – 14 December 2006 (invited presentation, arising from research grant).

    Branding Law / Trademarking Culture,Law and Society Association, 2006 Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA – 6-9 July 2006.

    Intangible Property; Tangible Justice?, Social Justice in PracticeAssociation for Legal and Social Philosophy 2006 Conference, Dublin, Ireland – 28 June -1 July 2006.

    Propertising the Immaterial: The Commodification of Valuable (In)tangibles, Material Worlds Conference, University of Glasgow – 30 October 2005.

    Trademark Law-Branding Lore: The Jurisprudence of a Branding Culture, Trade Marks and Branding: An Interdisciplinary Colloquium, Queen Mary, University of London, UK – 16 September 2005.

    Brand New World: The (In)Justice of Global Intellectual Propertisation, World Congress of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR): Granada, Spain – 25 May 2005.

    Symbolic Symbiosis: The Branding-Trademark Nexus, Brands: A Workshop, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK – 8 April 2005.

    Commercial Liberalism and Law-Making: Regulating Intellectual Properties, UK Legal Theory Group Inaugural Conference, University of Edinburgh, UK – 16 April 2004. 'Intellectual 'Property’?, First Annual Intellectual Property & Communications Law and Policy Scholars Roundtable, Michigan State University-DCL College of Law, USA – 20-21 February 2004.

    Intellectual Property and Commercial Liberalism, RegNet Seminar, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia – 25 November 2003.

    Counterfeiting in Context, Makers, Takers and Fakers: A Sideways Look at IP Enforcement, Anti-Counterfeiting Group Autumn Conference, UK – 17 October 2003 (invited presentation).

    The Criminalisation of Intellectual Property Infringement: Shifting Conceptions from Civil Infringement to Criminal Counterfeiting, 3rd Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology: Crime and Crime Control in an Integrating Europe, Helsinki, Finland – August 2003.

    Intellectual Property in the Post-Colonial World, World Congress of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR): Lund, Sweden – August 2003.

    Legal Developments in the Enforcement of Trade Mark Rights, Anti-Counterfeiting and Enforcement Practices Conference, Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM): Alicante, Spain – 2 April 2003.

    Global Cooling: Copyright and the Regulation of Communication, RegNet Seminar, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia – 8 January 2003.

    Unregistered Marks in the EU and the World, Seminar at the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM): Alicante, Spain – 27 November 2002 (invited presentation).

    Legal Control of the Human Body: How and Why? Law and Society Annual Conference: Budapest, Hungary – July 2001.

    Property in the Human Body and its Parts: Reflections on Self-Determination in Liberal Society, World Congress of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy: Amsterdam, The Netherlands – June 2001.

     

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