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Innovation, Policy and Law - Christopher Arup

Innovation, Policy and Law

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Published: 28th May 1993
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Innovation is widely held to be a central concern of economic policy and a key element in the transformation of the economy. This book illustrates the connections between innovation, policy and law and shows the ways in which the law can work as a key instrument of innovation policy. A cross-disciplinary study, it 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. As well as canvassing broad theoretical issues, the book presents a number of case studies. These include: intellectual property: patents and living organisms: copyright and computer software: competition and trade: competition law and foreign investment review: and government sponsorship and entrepreneurship: direct grants and tax concessions: telecommunications licensing. Innovation, Policy and Law examines issues in public and industrial policy from the viewpoint of legal studies. The book will increase understanding of the ways in which legal processes can promote innovation and assist in capturing the benefits that innovation brings.

The Framework for the Study
Innovation and policy
Policy and law
Intellectual Property
Patents and living organisms
Copyright and computer software
Information and appropriation
Competition and Trade
Competition law
Foreign trade and investment
Government Sponsorship and Entrepreneurship
Direct grants and tax concession
Procurement preference and offsets
Telecommunications licensing
The positive adjustment measures in the courts and legislatures
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780521430036
ISBN-10: 0521430038
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 350
Published: 28th May 1993
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.4 x 15.9  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.64