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Introducing Inventiveness into the Patent System: Submission to the Review of the National Innovation System

Moir, Hazel V J


Because of the potential impact of the patent system on innovation diffusion, particularly on continuous and/or incremental innovation, patent policy should be of central importance to the review of the national innovation system. Substantial empirical evidence shows that most industrial innovations are not induced by the patent system. Even in very large markets, such as the USA, only a minority of patents are likely to be induced by the patent system. To the extent that patents do induce...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Submission (Government)


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