Intellectual Property and Business (Business Economics 8)

Intellectual Property and Business (Business Economics 8)

By: Craig M. Newmark (editor), Stephen E. Margolis (editor)Hardback

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The law and economics of intellectual property is attracting increased attention as technological innovation continues to have a major impact on economic growth. This authoritative two-volume set brings together the most significant scholarship on intellectual property. It provides comprehensive coverage, with a mix of theory, empirics and institutional details. The emphasis is on more recent writings, although it also includes some early work that continues to provide the platform for contemporary scholarship. This book will be an essential source of reference for both academics, students and practitioners concerned with this exciting new field of research.

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Edited by Stephen E. Margolis, Professor of Economics and Craig M. Newmark, Associate Professor of Economics, North Carolina State University, US


Contents: Volume I Acknowledgements Introduction Stephen E. Margolis and Craig M. Newmark PART I INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 1. Roger D. Blair and Thomas F. Cotter (2005), `The Law and Economics of IPRs' 2. Richard A. Posner (2002), `The Law and Economics of Intellectual Property' 3. Harold Demsetz (1964), `The Exchange and Enforcement of Property Rights' 4. Harold Demsetz (1970), `The Private Production of Public Goods' 5. Edmund W. Kitch (2000), `Elementary and Persistent Errors in the Economic Analysis of Intellectual Property' 6. Mark A. Lemley (2005), `Property, Intellectual Property, and Free Riding' 7. John F. Duffy (2005), `Intellectual Property Isolationism and the Average Cost Thesis' 8. Mark A. Lemley (2005), `What's Different About Intellectual Property? Reply' 9. Peter S. Menell (2007), `Intellectual Property and the Property Rights Movement' 10. Richard A. Epstein (2008), `The Property Rights Movement and Intellectual Property' 11. Peter S. Menell (2008), `Intellectual Property and the Law of the Land' 12. Richard A. Epstein (2008), `A Final Response to Menell' 13. R. Polk Wagner (2003), `Information Wants to Be Free: Intellectual Property and the Mythologies of Control' 14. Harold Demsetz (1967), `Toward a Theory of Property Rights' 15. Robert P. Merges (2000), `One Hundred Years of Solicitude: Intellectual Property Law, 1900-2000' PART II COPYRIGHT 16. William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner (1989), `An Economic Analysis of Copyright Law' 17. Wendy J. Gordon (1982), `Fair Use as Market Failure: A Structural and Economic Analysis of the "Betamax" Case and Its Predecessors' 18. S.J. Liebowitz (1985), `Copying and Indirect Appropriability: Photocopying of Journals' 19. Stan J. Liebowitz (2006), `File Sharing: Creative Destruction or Just Plain Destruction?' 20. Richard A. Epstein (1992), `International News Service v. Associated Press: Custom and Law as Sources of Property Rights in News' 21. Stanley M. Besen, Shelia N. Kirby and Steven C. Salop (1992), `An Economic Analysis of Copyright Collectives' Name Index Volume II PART I PATENTS 1. Yoram Barzel (1968), `Optimal Timings of Innovations' 2. Edmund W. Kitch (1977), `The Nature and Function of the Patent System' 3. Donald G. McFetridge and Douglas A. Smith (1980), `Patents, Prospects, and Economic Surplus: A Comment' 4. Mark F. Grady and Jay I. Alexander (1992), `Patent Law and Rent Dissipation' 5. John F. Duffy (2004), `Rethinking the Prospect Theory of Patents' 6. F. Scott Kieff (2001), `Property Rights and Property Rules for Commercializing Inventions' 7. Michael A. Heller and Rebecca S. Eisenberg (1998), `Can Patents Deter Innovation? The Anticommons in Biomedical Research' 8. F. Scott Kieff, (2007) `On Coordinating Transactions in Intellectual Property: A Response to Smith's Delineating Entitlements in Information' 9. George Bittlingmayer (1988), `Property Rights, Progress, and the Aircraft Patent Agreement 10. Bronwyn H. Hall and Rosemarie Ham Ziedonis (2001), `The Patent Paradox Revisited: An Empirical Study of Patenting in the U.S. Semiconductor Industry, 1979-1995' 11. Joshua Lerner (1994), `The Importance of Patent Scope: An Empirical Analysis' PART II TRADE SECRECY AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION 12. David D. Friedman, William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner (1991), `Some Economics of Trade Secret Law' 13. Edmund W. Kitch (1980), `The Law and Economics of Rights in Valuable Information' 14. Chris Montville (2007), `Reforming the Law of Proprietary Information' PART III TRADEMARK 15. William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner (1987), `Trademark Law: An Economic Perspective' 16. Alex Kozinski (1993), `Trademarks Unplugged' 17. Mark A. Lemley (1999), `The Modern Lanham Act and the Death of Common Sense' 18. Benjamin Klein and Keith B. Leffler (1981), `The Role of Market Forces in Assuring Contractual Performance' 19. I.P.L. Png and David Reitman (1995), `Why Are Some Products Branded and Others Not?' Name Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781847209115
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1072
  • ID: 9781847209115
  • ISBN10: 1847209114

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