The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Biotechnology Innovation

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David Castle
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2009 - Science - 459 pages
. . . recommended to anyone interested in the thrilling subject of the relationship of IPRs and innovation. Ralf Uhrich, Journal of Intellectual Property This is an outstanding piece of scholarship. It will serve as a powerful stimulant for new research i
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
PART I Intellectual property rights in innovation systems
17
Introduction
19
1 Are intellectual property rights quanta of innovation?
24
issues for governance in a global context
37
3 Intellectual property rights policy for generelated inventions toward optimum balance between public and private ownership
73
PART II Intellectual property management in biotechnology
99
Introduction
101
Introduction
219
is the open source analogy relevant to biotechnology?
225
biotechnology the scope of intellectual property and the dissemination of scientific benefits
252
12 On the comparative institutional economics of intellectual property in biotechnology
274
PART V Innovation governance
329
Introduction
331
a role for the European database right?
337
the need for governance?
357

4 Fundamentals of intellectual property management
105
a business perspective
118
intellectual asset management and biotechnology
133
PART III Intellectual property rights in relation to other measures of innovation
153
Introduction
155
the role of organizational arrangements
159
an agenda for a model of innovation valuation
178
challenging processes
202
PART IV Beyond patent length
217
emerging challenges for developing countries
369
PART VI National international and historical comparisons
393
Introduction
395
national and international comparisons
399
17 Intellectual property information and divergences in economic development institutional patterns and outcomes circa 14212000
413
the history of medical exceptions from patentability
437
Index
457
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