Houston Journal of International Law

This journal publishes articles in international and comparative law, including international business, finance, torts, crime and human rights.

Articles from Vol. 31, No. 3, Summer

Chasing Its Own Tail? an Analysis of the USPTO's Efforts to Reduce the Patent Backlog
I. INTRODUCTION II. PATENT EXAMINATION IN THE TRILATERAL OFFICES A. The United States Patent and Trademark Office B. The European Patent Office C. The Japan Patent Office III. THE BACKLOG PROBLEM AND THE USPTO's RESPONSE A. Efforts...
Dreaming a Common Dream, Living a Common Nightmare: Abuses and Rights of Immigrant Workers in the United States, the European Union, and the United Arab Emirates
I. INTRODUCTION II. BACKGROUND: WHAT IS AN IMMIGRANT WORKER? III. THE AMERICAN DREAM: IMMIGRANT WORKERS IN THE UNITED STATES A. The Immigrant Workers B. The Awaiting Jobs (and Abuses) C. The Laws and Rights of the Immigrant...
Religious Liberties: The International Religious Freedom Act
PROCEEDINGS MR. SAUNDERS: Welcome to this panel, put on by the Religious Liberties Practice Group. (1) Any of you who would like to join that Practice Group, you are cordially invited to do so. Welcome to the Federalist Society Annual Convention....
Resale Price Maintenance and Leegin: Opening Kay's Kloset Opened the Lid on Pandora's Box in Global Competition Law
I. INTRODUCTION II. RPM IN THE UNITED STATES FROM DR. MILES TO LEEGIN III. ECONOMICS WEIGHS IN IV. THE LANDSCAPE OF DIVERGENCE IN THE UNITED STATES A. State Level Divergence B. Federal Level Activity V. RPM IN THE EUROPEAN...
The Philosophical Approaches to Intellectual Property and Legal Transplants. the Mexican Supreme Court and NAFTA Article 1705
I. INTRODUCTORY NOTE II. UTILITARIAN OR PUBLIC INTEREST III. NATURAL RIGHTS IV. MORAL RIGHTS V. NAFTA ARTICLE 1705(3) AND THE MEXICAN SUPREME COURT DECISIONS A. NAFTA Article 1705 B. Mexican Copyright Act C. Mexican Supreme...
"To Govern Is to Populate": Argentine Immigration Law and What It Can Suggest for the United States
I. NATIONS OF IMMIGRANTS--THE AMERICAN AND ARGENTINE EXPERIENCES A. A History of United States Immigration B. A History of Argentine Immigration II. THE CURRENT STATE OF THE LAW A. Argentina--Human Rights and the National ...