Economic and Legal Issues in Intellectual Property
Nine scholarly papers examine the economic and legal issues fundamental to the intellectual property debate. Topics include economic incentives to innovate, copyright law and infringement, trademarks, IP rights for artists, indigenous knowledge and university research, new knowledge economy and society, country risk and innovation, and legal protection of IP.
Includes nine state-of-the-art survey papers including contributions from Jerry Hausman, Gregory K. Leonard, Dora Marinova, Margaret Raven, and Richard Watt
Evaluates the relationships between the knowledge economy, knowledge society, and intellectual property which are often not clearly articulated
Interdisciplinary approach enables readers from a wide range of disciplines to appreciate the recent and significant developments in these fields