Jessica C. Lai

Victoria University of Wellington

Senior Lecturer

PO Box 600

Wellington

New Zealand

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Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

Māori Culture in the Modern World: Its Creation, Appropriation and Trade

I-CALL Working Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Nov 2011
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington
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Māori cultural heritage, Māori identity, appropriation, protection of Māori cultural heritage, intellectual property

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In Consumer Protection We Trust? Re-Thinking the Legal Framework for Country of Origin Cases

55 San Diego Law Review 539 (2018)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2018
Shmuel I. Becher and Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington and Victoria University of Wellington
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Consumer Law, Consumer Protection Policy, Trust, Country of Origin, Deterrence, Punishments

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Māori Traditional Cultural Expressions and the Wai 262 Report: Looking at the Details

University of Lucerne, Switzerland, i-call Working Paper No. 2012/02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Feb 2012
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington
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Wai 262, Māori cultural heritage, cultural intellectual property rights, traditional cultural expressions, taonga works, Mātauranga Māori

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Māori Traditional Knowledge and the Wai 262 Report: A Coherent Way Forward?

University of Lucerne, Switzerland, i-call Working Paper No. 2012/03
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Feb 2012
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington
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Wai 262, Māori cultural heritage, cultural intellectual property rights, genetic resources, traditional knowledge, Mātauranga Māori

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Validity of Non-Disclosure Agreements in SEP Licensing

Forthcoming as 'Royalty Rates and Non-Disclosure Agreements in SEP Licensing: Implications for Competition Law’ in (2018) 40(6) European Intellectual Property Review., TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2018-004
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 08 May 2018
Vikas Kathuria and Jessica C. Lai
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Victoria University of Wellington
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SEPs, Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), FRAND, Royalty, Discrimination, Competition Commission of India

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Indigenous Cultural Heritage and Intellectual Property Rights: Learning from the New Zealand Experience?

"Indigenous Cultural Heritage and Intellectual Property Rights: Learning from the New Zealand Experience?", Heidelberg: Springer, 2014
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Feb 2014
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington
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indigneous cultural heritage, intellectual property, Maori, traditional knowledge, traditional cultural expressions, Wai 262

7.

Intellectual Property: Law in Context

in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, pp. 266-272, Elsevier, 2015, i-call Working Paper No. 2014/01
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
Christoph B. Graber and Jessica C. Lai
University of Zurich, Faculty of Law and Victoria University of Wellington
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Intellectual property, copyright, patent law, trade marks, technology, techno-social, propertisation, globalization, territoriality, constitutionalisation, software, internet, biotechnology

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The Protection of Māori Cultural Heritage: Post-Endorsement of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

I-CALL Working Paper No. 2011/02
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Nov 2011
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington
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UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Māori, cultural heritage, cultural diversity, self-determination, intellectual property

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Indigenous Cultural Heritage and Fair Trade: Voluntary Certification Standards in the Light of WIPO and WTO Law and Policymaking

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ INNOVATION. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PATHWAYS TO DEVELOPMENT, Peter Drahos and Susy Frankel, eds, pp. 95-119. Canberra: ANU E Press, 2012, Prometheus, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 287-308, I-call Working Paper No. 2011/01
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2013
Christoph B. Graber and Jessica C. Lai
University of Zurich, Faculty of Law and Victoria University of Wellington
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Indigenous cultural heritage, fair trade, Fairtrade, voluntary certification, WTO, WIPO

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Penicillins: Their Chemical History and Legal Disputes in New Zealand

Chemistry in New Zealand, Vol. 73, No. 3, pp. 116-124, 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Nov 2011
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington
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penicillin, patent law, chemical history, legal history, novelty, obviousness, inventive step

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A Successful Recalibration of Patent Law vis-à-vis Mātauranga Māori? A Case Study of Mānuka (Leptospermum Scoparium)

In Susy Frankel (ed), The Object and Purpose of Intellectual Property (Edward Elgar, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Aug 2018
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington
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Mātauranga Māori, traditional knowledge, Manuka patents, New Zealand, Māori Advisory Committee

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Is Digital Text-Watermarking the Long-Desired User Friendly Digital Rights Management? Copyright and Fundamental Values from a Comparative Perspective

European Intellectual Property Review, published by Sweet & Maxwell, 2016.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2016
Jessica C. Lai and Christoph B. Graber
Victoria University of Wellington and University of Zurich, Faculty of Law
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digital text-watermarking, copyright enforcement, intellectual property protection, individualisation of work copies

13.

Hungry for Change: The Law and Policy of Food Health Labeling

Wake Forest Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2019
Victoria University of Wellington, Victoria Business School, Victoria University of Wellington, Victoria University of Wellington and Victoria University of Wellington
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behavioral economics, consumer behavior, consumer protection, dual reasoning, food labeling, food labeling policy, front-of-package labeling, health labeling, information asymmetry, informed decisions, obesity epidemic

14.

User Review Portability: Why and How?

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2018-023
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2018
Vikas Kathuria and Jessica C. Lai
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Victoria University of Wellington
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User Reviews, Reputation System, Right to Data Portability, Article 20 of GDPR, Intellectual Property, Personal Information Management Services (PIMS)

15.

Methods of Medical Treatment of Human Illnesses in New Zealand: Practitioners and Non-Practitioners

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Nov 2011
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington
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methods of medical treatment, patent law, swiss claims, dosage claims

16.

Validity of Obviousness in the Patent Process: A Case Study of Aktiebolaget (LOSEC)

Victoria University of Wellington Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 603-628, 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Nov 2011
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington
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patent law, obviousness, inventive step, problem and solution approach, obvious to try, Losec

17.

Protecting Consumer Protection

49 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 259 (2018)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2018
Jessica C. Lai and Shmuel I. Becher
Victoria University of Wellington and Victoria University of Wellington
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consumer protection, country of origin, goodwill, reputation, penalties, courts

18.

'Restrictive Conditions' in Patent Law and the Competition Law Interface

Forthcoming (2018), Journal of World Intellectual Property.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 May 2018
Jessica C. Lai and Vikas Kathuria
Victoria University of Wellington and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Open Source Licensing for Biotechnology: Safeguarding the Social Contract of Patent Law?

In Mariela Maidana-Eletti and Carly Toepke (eds), Recht und Gesellschaft (Zürich: Schulthess) 217-235 (2014)
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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open source, biotechnology, patents

20.

A Tale of Two Histories: The 'Invention' and Its Incentive Theory

In Jessica C. Lai and Antoinette Maget Dominicé (eds), Intellectual Property and Access to Im/material Goods (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar) 94-120 (2016)
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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patent law, theory, history, invention

21.

Traditional Cultural Heritage and Alternative Means of Regulation: Issues of Access and Restriction Online

In Susy Frankel and Daniel Gervais (eds) The Internet and the Emerging Importance of New Forms of Intellectual Property (Kluwer Law International) 171-201 (2016)
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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traditional cultural heritage, private ordering, New Zealand

22.

The Nebulous 'Invention': From 'Idea and Embodiment' to 'Idea/Embodiment and Observable Physical Effects'?

In Jessica C. Lai and Antoinette Maget Dominicé (eds), Intellectual Property and Access to Im/material Goods (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar) 121-145 (2016)
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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patent law, invention, materiality, physical effect, embodiment

23.

(In-)Tangible Heritage, Intellectual Property and Museum Policy: Exploring Methods for Respecting Indigenous Legal Traditions (Loi Autochtone, Loi Sur La Propriété Intellectuelle Et Politique Muséale: Des Diverses Méthodes De Protection Du Patrimoine Immatériel Autochtone)

French: 38(3) Anthropologie et Sociétés 25-59 (with Laura Skorodenski). English: in Jessica C. Lai and Antoinette Maget Dominicé (eds), Intellectual Property and Access to Im/material Goods (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2016) 257-288 (with Laura Skorodenski). (2014)
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Catherine Bell and Jessica C. Lai
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law and Victoria University of Wellington

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cultural property, cultural heritage, Canada, New Zealand, museums

24.

The Changing Culture of Patenting and Its Effects on Research Culture: University Research and Biotechnology

In Steven Howe and Jessica C. Lai (eds), Recht und Kultur (Zürich: Schulthess) 99-116 (2015)
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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patent culture, universities, biotechnology

25.

The Relationship between Intellectual Property and Its Physical Embodiments

In Jessica C. Lai and Antoinette Maget Dominicé (eds), Intellectual Property and Access to Im/material Goods (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar) 1-14 (with Antoinette Maget Dominicé). (2016)
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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intellectual property, embodiment

26.

Law and Culture (Recht Und Kultur)

Zürich: Schulthess (ed with Steven Howe). 2015
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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law, culture

27.

Laws of Nature and Natural Phenomena: Gene Patents, the Biotech Industry and Access to Healthcare

In Helena Zaugg and Lea Schläpfer (eds), Recht und Gesundheit (Zürich: Schulthess) 155-181
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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gene patents, laws of nature, natural phenomena, biotechnology

28.

New Zealand, Mātauranga Māori and the IGC

In Daniel Robinson et al. (eds), Protecting Traditional Knowledge: The WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (Routledge) 289-300, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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traditional knowledge, WIPO IGC, New Zealand

29.

Intellectual Property and Access to (Im-)Material Goods

Intellectual Property and Access to (Im-)Material Goods, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar (ed with Antoinette Maget Dominicé) (2016)
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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intellectual property, materiality, embodiment, cultural property, chattel property

30.

The Changing Function of Patents: A Reversion to Privileges?

Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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patent law, property theory, patent function, privileges

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Unity of Invention: The Pre- and Post-Grant Rift in Patent Law

New Zealand Law Journal 190-192
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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patent lw, unity of patent, New Zealand

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What is an 'Indigenous Right to Intellectual Property'?

1 Intellectual Property Quarterly 78-94
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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Culture, Indigenous peoples, Intellectual property, New Zealand, Traditional knowledge

33.

D’Arcy V Myriad Genetics: A Demand for the 'Made' or 'Non-Information' and Clear Subject Matter?

5 IIC (International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law) 537-568
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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gene patents, patent-eligible subject matter, Myriad Genetics, information-chemical dichotomy, Australia, United States

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Myriad Genetics and the BRCA Patents in Europe: The Implications of the US Supreme Court Decision

5(5) UC Irvine Law Review 1041-1076
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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myriad genetics, gene patents, European Union, United States

35.

A Right to Adequate Remuneration for the Experimental-Use Exception in Patent Law: Collectively Managing Our Way Through the Thickets and Stacks in Research?

1 Intellectual Property Quarterly 63-86
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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patents, collective management, experimental use, adequate remuneration

36.

Gene-Related Inventions in Europe: Purpose- vs. Function-Bound Protection

5(4) Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property 449-473
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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patent law, gene patents, purpose-bound, function-bound, Biotech Directive, EPO, Germany, Switzerland

37.

Gene-Related Patents in Australia and New Zealand: Taking a Step Back

25(4) Australian Intellectual Property Journal 181-197
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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gene patents, myriad genetics, Australia, New Zealand

38.

The Exhaustion Doctrine and Genetic Use Restriction Technologies: A Look at Bowman v. Monsanto

17(5-6) Journal of World Intellectual Property 129-141
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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patent law; plant variety rights; exhaustion; biotechnology; GURTs

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Māori Traditional Knowledge and New Zealand Patent Law: The 2013 Act and the Dawn of a New Era?

17(1-2) Journal of World Intellectual Property 34-46
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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traditional knowledge, patent law, Māori, New Zealand, exclusions from patentability

40.

Bicultural Art: Offensive to the Māori or Acceptable Freedom of Expression? Wai 262, the CCPR and NZBORA

19(2) Australian Journal of Human Rights 47-92
Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington

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traditional cultural expressions, freedom of expression, Wai 262

41.

Nano-Structured Calcium Silicate Hydrate and Doping of Soggy Sand Electrolytes

59 Renewable Energy 167-171 (with Thomas Borrmann and Michael Richardson)
Posted: 14 Oct 2017
Jessica C. Lai, Thomas Borrmann and Michael Richardson
Victoria University of Wellington, Independent and Independent

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