Gianna Mercandetti

Emory University School of Law

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Gianna Mercandetti is a student at the Emory University School of Law and is working as a research assistant to Professor Tim Holbrook. She is a member of Emory Moot Court Society and was named the 2022 Stange Winner of Emory Moot Court Society’s 1L Stange Competition. She is also a participant in Emory Law’s TI:GER program and a Pupil of the Atlanta IP Inn of Court for the current year. Prior to law school, Mercandetti worked in the arts and holds both her B.F.A. and M.F.A. from Florida State University.

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Territoriality v. Extraterritoriality in Intellectual Property

A core principle in U.S. intellectual property (IP) law is that IP rights are territorially limited. A U.S. patent, copyright, trademark, or trade secret affords the holder exclusive rights solely within the United States. This principle also exists at the international level, as reflected in the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPS)….

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