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Law and Economics of Innovation

Edited by Eli M. Salzberger, Professor or Law and Former Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Haifa, Israel and President, European Association for Law and Economics
This authoritative volume includes a selection of seminal articles published in the emerging field of technological progress and innovation. The first part of the book is dedicated to the economics of innovation, while the following parts include important papers in various legal areas that focus on innovation. The legal fields covered by the collection include intellectual property, torts, competition law and regulation. Along with an original introduction by Professor Salzberger, this comprehensive book will be useful to researchers, students and legal practitioners who are interested in innovation and is a must in any research library.
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Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 978 0 85793 915 9
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This authoritative volume includes a selection of seminal articles published in the emerging field of technological progress and innovation. The first part of the book is dedicated to the economics of innovation, while the following parts include important papers in various legal areas that focus on innovation. The legal fields covered by the collection include intellectual property, torts, competition law and regulation. Along with an original introduction by Professor Salzberger, this comprehensive book will be useful to researchers, students and legal practitioners who are interested in innovation and is a must in any research library.
‘Lawyers, post-graduate students of law and economics, as well as policy makers and judges concerned with the issues raised by class actions will find this book, with its copious footnotes, a valuable tool for further research into this emerging area of law.’
– Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor, The Barrister Magazine
22 articles, dating from 1976 to 2010
Contributors include: Z. Acs, M. Carrier, R. Eisenberg, J. Golden, B. Kogut, P. Romer, N. Rosenberg, S. Shavell, D. Teece, T. Wu
Contents:

Acknowledgements

Introduction Eli M. Salzberger

PART I ECONOMICS OF INNOVATION
1. Nathan Rosenberg (1976), ‘On Technological Expectations’
2. Richard R. Nelson and Sidney G. Winter (1977), ‘In Search of Useful Theory of Innovation’
3. Partha Dasgupta and Joseph Stiglitz (1980), ‘Industrial Structure and the Nature of Innovative Activity’
4. Zoltan J. Acs and David B. Audretsch (1988), ‘Innovation in Large and Small Firms: An Empirical Analysis’
5. Paul M. Romer (1990), ‘Endogenous Technical Change’
6. David J. Teece (1992), ‘Competition, Cooperation, and Innovation: Organizational Arrangements for Regimes of Rapid Technological Progress’
7. Chris Freeman (1994), ‘The Economics of Technical Change’
8. Giovanni Dosi (1997), ‘Opportunities, Incentives and the Collective Patterns of Technological Change’
9. Gregory N. Stock, Noel P. Greis and William A. Fischer (2002), ‘Firm Size and Dynamic Technological Innovation’

PART II IP AND INNOVATION
10. Steven Shavell and Tanguy van Ypersele (2001), ‘Rewards versus Intellectual Property Rights’
11. Philip J. Weiser (2003), ‘The Internet, Innovation, and Intellectual Property Policy’
12. Gregory N. Mandel (2005), ‘Promoting Environmental Innovation with Intellectual Property Innovation: A New Basis for Patent Rewards’
13. Tim Wu (2006), ‘Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Decentralized Decisions’
14. John M. Golden (2010), ‘Principles for Patent Remedies’

PART III PARTICULAR INDUSTRIES
15. Bruce Kogut and Anca Metiu (2001), ‘Open-Source Software Development and Distributed Innovation’
16. Kal Raustiala and Christopher Sprigman (2006), ‘The Piracy Paradox: Innovation and Intellectual Property in Fashion Design’

PART IV ANTI-TRUST AND INNOVATION [170 pp]
17. David J. Teece and Mary Coleman (1998), ‘The Meaning of Monopoly: Antitrust Analysis in High-Technology Industries’
18. Michel A. Carrier (2008), ‘Two Puzzles Resolved: Of the Schumpeter-Arrow Stalemate and Pharmaceutical Innovation Markets’
19. Daniel F. Spulber (2008), ‘Competition Policy and the Incentive to Innovate: The Dynamic Effects of Microsoft v. Commission’

PART V TORTS
20. Gideon Parchomovsky and Alex Stein (2008–09), ‘Torts and Innovation’

PART VI REGULATION
21. Jukka Similä (2002), ‘Pollution Regulation and Its Effects on Technological Innovations’
22. Rebecca S. Eisenberg (2007), ‘The Role of the FDA in Innovation Policy’