Beyond Intellectual Property

Beyond Intellectual Property

Matching Information Protection to Innovation

William Kingston

Beyond Intellectual Property explores the many means by which information is protected. Based on thorough empirical research in the US and Europe as well as practical experience of economic innovation, it goes far beyond the traditional realm of intellectual property. It also identifies the need for urgent reform of present arrangements and suggests practical ways of achieving this.

Chapter 6: How Interests Came to Shape Information Protection

William Kingston

Subjects: economics and finance, economics of innovation, evolutionary economics, intellectual property, innovation and technology, economics of innovation, intellectual property

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