This cross-disciplinary study considers the ways in which the law has accommodated innovation, and the ways in which a legal framework for facilitating and managing new technologies has developed. It shows the ways in which the law can work as a key instrument of innovation policy.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)|
Table of Contents
Part I. The Framework for the Study: 1. Innovation and policy; 2. Policy and law; Part II. Intellectual Property: 3. Patents and living organisms; 4. Copyright and computer software; 5. Information and appropriation; Part III. Competition and Trade: 6. Competition law; 7. Foreign trade and investment; Part IV. Government Sponsorship and Entrepreneurship: 8. Direct grants and tax concession; 9. Procurement preference and offsets; 10. Telecommunications licensing; 11. The positive adjustment measures in the courts and legislatures; 12. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.