Skip navigation
Skip navigation

What are the costs and benefits of patent systems?

Moir, Hazel V J


There do not appear to be any cost-benefit assessments of the impact of patent systems, nor any data that can be used to directly assess the economic impact of patent systems. Discussions of patent policy therefore tend to be theoretical, and any evidence used is anecdotal rather than scientifically based. A wider search shows, however, that there is substantial empirical material on the costs and benefits of patent systems published in a very diverse range of journals and working papers. While...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008-10
Type: Working/Technical Paper


File Description SizeFormat Image
Moir_WhatAreCosts2009.pdf386.72 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator