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U.S. trade policy on Intellectual Property (IP) enforcement is at a crossroads in the governance of the global knowledge economy. Calls for a war on counterfeiting and piracy have intensified, led by a coalition of multinational corporations in the entertainment, pharmaceutical, and luxury goods industries, that rely on expanding IP…
Over the past half-century, the Office of the Legal Adviser in the U.S. Department of State has grown significantly in size and scope. During that time, a handful of articles have described the work of the Legal Adviser. This Essay builds upon those accounts by describing the role of the…
The sharp spike in pirate attacks in the Gulf of Aden and off the coast of East Africa over the last three years has renewed international interest in the suppression of maritime piracy. While international efforts to curb piracy in the region have met with some success, a permanent solution…
The Yale Journal of International Law (YJIL) is pleased to announce the launch of YJIL ONLINE. YJIL ONLINE is a companion to the Journal’s print edition, featuring short analytical Essays relevant to the furtherance of both scholarship and practice.