The democratization of invention : patents and copyrights in American economic development, 1790-1920 (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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The democratization of invention : patents and copyrights in American economic development, 1790-1920

Author: B Zorina Khan
Publisher: [Cambridge] ; [New York] Cambridge University Press [2005]
Series: NBER series on long-term factors in economic development.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book, first published in 2005, examines the evolution and impact of American intellectual property rights during the 'long nineteenth century'. America is compared to Britain and France, whose  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Historia
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B Zorina Khan
ISBN: 9780521811354 052181135X
OCLC Number: 433329268
Notes: Incluye referencias bibliográficas. Índices.
Description: XVI, 322 p.il. gráf ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The patent system in Europe and America --
Patent laws and litigation --
Democratization and patented inventions --
Women inventors in America --
Patentees and married women's property rights --
Great inventors and democratic invention --
Copyright in Europe and America --
American copyright piracy --
Intellectual property and economic development.
Series Title: NBER series on long-term factors in economic development.
Responsibility: B. Zorina Khan.

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