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Intellectual Property as a Complex Adaptive System

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Intellectual Property as a Complex Adaptive System

The role of IP in the Innovation Society

9781800378377 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Anselm Kamperman Sanders, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, International and European Law Department and Anke Moerland, Associate Professor of Intellectual Property Law, International and European Law Department, Maastricht University, the Netherlands
Publication Date: December 2021 ISBN: 978 1 80037 837 7 Extent: c 240 pp
This incisive book examines the role of Intellectual Property (IP) as a complex adaptive system in innovation and the lifecycle of IP intensive assets. Discussing recent innovation trends, it places emphasis on how different forms of intellectual property law can facilitate these trends. Inventors and entrepreneurs are guided through the lifecycle of IP intensive assets that commercialise human creativity. Utilising a range of sector specific, interdisciplinary and actor-focused approaches, each contribution offers suggestions on how Europe’s capacity to foster innovation-based sustainable economic growth can be enhanced on a global scale.

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This incisive book examines the role of Intellectual Property (IP) as a complex adaptive system in innovation and the lifecycle of IP intensive assets. Discussing recent innovation trends, it places emphasis on how different forms of intellectual property law can facilitate these trends. Inventors and entrepreneurs are guided through the lifecycle of IP intensive assets that commercialise human creativity.

Utilising a range of sector-specific, interdisciplinary and actor-focused approaches, each contribution offers suggestions on how Europe’s capacity to foster innovation-based sustainable economic growth can be enhanced on a global scale. This comprehensive book addresses the role of IP in public–private partnerships and business transactions and further explores how IP law can uphold distributive justice in the innovation society. Chapters span a range of topics of great societal interest, including standard essential patent licensing in the Internet of Things, patent quality concerns under competition law and the role of market-driven and legislative solutions to online music licensing.

Intellectual Property as a Complex Adaptive System will be a key resource for students and scholars of IP law, innovation and economics. It will also be vital reading for practitioners, knowledge-intensive industry representatives and innovation and technology transfer specialists.
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‘The authors use the umbrella of “complex adaptive systems” to expose readers to a selection of topics that demonstrate the increasing complexity of intellectual property law. The chapters, which range from a high-level view of conceptual matters to a detailed review and analysis of legal topics, address a number of important contemporary issues. The volume reveals new complexities that permeate current intellectual property law, and discusses some of the new phenomena that have emerged over the past two to three decades.’
– Marketa Trimble, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, US
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Contributors include: R. Abbott, C. Augenstein, B. Conde Gallego, R. Dreyfuss, M. D’Ostuni, D.A. Harper, A. Kamperman Sanders, G. Mazziotti, A. Moerland, A. Zappalaglio

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