Patents and Innovation: Friends or Foes?

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Lévêque, François;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: patent | patents | European Union | EU | patent system | economics

Over 2 million patents are currently in force in the EU and in the USA. Do they testify innovation is blockaded for they restrict freedom in research or do they give evidence innovation is flourishing for patent law provides incentives to invent new products and process... View more
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