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The Economics and Management of Intellectual Property

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Ove GranstrandProfessor of Industrial Management and Economics, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

ISBN13: 9781858989679
ISBN: 1858989671
Published: November 1999
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Format: Hardback
Price: £122.00

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This study focuses on intellectual property, charting a global transition towards intellectual capitalism which shows technology-based corporations as the prime movers. A detailed study of Japanese corporations' stance on patent acquisition and more is featured, along with US and Swedish examples.

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From intellectual property to intellectual capitalism; philosophy and history of intellectual property; patents and intellectual property -a general framework; the technology based firm - an analytical framework; Japanese patenting - an overview; technology and commercialization strategies; intellectual property policies and strategies; IP organization and management; analysis of patent information; intellectual capitalism. Appendices: Japanese and swedish corporate patenting - a comparative analysis; the conduct of the questionnaire survey; questionnaire; confidence limits. Glossary; literature references.