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Is knowledge creation hindered by intellectual property rights?

Panagopoulos, Andreas P. (2009) Is knowledge creation hindered by intellectual property rights? International Journal of Technology Management, 9 (1/2). pp. 4-11. ISSN 0267-5730

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Abstract

Even though stronger patent protection increases an innovator's incentives to innovate, the entrenched boundaries of her innovation may prove non-surpassable to some innovators, who choose not to innovate. As innovators abstain from innovating we should witness a reduction in knowledge spillovers that hinders innovation.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Technology Management
Uncontrolled Keywords: patents ; innovation barriers ; knowledge spillovers ; knowledge creation ; intellectual property rights ; IPR ; patent protection
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Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Economics
ID Code: 44553
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 11 Jul 2011 19:17
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2013 11:50
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/44553

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