Volume 15, Issue 1

The Roadblock for Generic Drugs: Declaratory Judgment Jurisdiction for Later Generic Challengers

Volume 15, Issue 1 (Oct 2013)

The Hatch-Waxman Act allows generic drug manufacturers to market a generic equivalent of a pharmaceutical company’s patented drug prior to the patent’s expiration by bringing Paragraph IV challenges against the patent holder. To encourage generic manufacturers to make these challenges, the Hatch-Waxman Act grants the first generic challenger (“first-filer”) for a particular drug a 180-day

Download Full Text PDF

Matthew Avery & Mary Nguyen, The Roadblock for Generic Drugs: Declaratory Judgment Jurisdiction for Later Generic Challengers, 15 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 1 (2013), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Avery-+-Nguyen-Final.pdf.

The International Patent Propensity Divide

Volume 15, Issue 1 (Oct 2013)

This Article contributes conceptually and empirically towards an innovation-based growth theory for developing countries. The proposed theory adheres to the growing importance given by theoreticians and policy makers alike to re-visiting the neoclassical economics “one size fits all” innovation policy propagated by current international intellectual property instruments. In arguing for an innovation-based growth theory, the

Download Full Text PDF

Daniel Benoliel, The International Patent Propensity Divide, 15 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 49 (2013), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Benoliel-Final.pdf.

Criminal Copyright Enforcement Against Filesharing Services

Volume 15, Issue 1 (Oct 2013)

The high-profile prosecution of the popular online storage website Megaupload for criminal copyright infringement is the latest in a series of recent criminal prosecutions of online filesharing services. This Article addresses what pushes a legitimate online file-storing business over the edge to criminal enterprise, and how criminal copyright enforcement differs from civil enforcement. The Article

Download Full Text PDF

Benton Martin & Jeremiah Newhall, Criminal Copyright Enforcement Against Filesharing Services, 15 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 101 (2013), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Martin-+-Newhall-Final.pdf.

The North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology has adopted the Open Access Program, a part of the Scholar’s Copyright Project created by Science Commons. Authors designate the conditions under which their articles are licensed. By downloading articles, you agree to comply with the license terms specified. Please contact NC JOLT at eic.ncjolt@gmail.com with permissions inquiries.