Back to School Savings: Save up to 30% on print books and eBooks. No promo code needed.
Back to School Savings: Save up to 30%
Intellectual Property Rights
1st Edition - October 1, 1986
Author: D. L. Bosworth
9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 2 - 9 5 2 6 - 8
This volume reviews the publicly available sources of statistical information on intellectual property rights, looking principally at patents, designs, royalties and inventions. … Read more
Save 50% on book bundles
Immediately download your ebook while waiting for your print delivery. No promo code is needed.
This volume reviews the publicly available sources of statistical information on intellectual property rights, looking principally at patents, designs, royalties and inventions. The book examines the criteria against which intellectual property is measured, discussing the definitions of 'inventive activity' and 'applied research'; the differences between 'inventiveness' and 'creativity'; the meaning of originality; and the distinctions between scientific originality, industrial inventiveness and business acumen. A valuable source of information for researchers and professionals in the field.
For social scientists, economists, lawyers.
(partial) Introduction: R & D as a production process. The need for statistics of the output of R & D. General comments on the availability of data. Types of research and outputs of the R & D process. Discovery and invention. The scope of this study. Definition and measurement: Introduction. Protective data: definitions applied by the issuing body. Miscellaneous problems associated with protectionist data. Patentable ideas and the theoretical concept of invention. Other areas of intellectual property. Patentable Information: Introduction. Micro data. Summary patent statistics. European patents and patent statistics. Design Information: Introduction. Micro information. Summary information. International design sources. Other Types of Intellectual Property: Introduction. Protection of plant varieties. Utility models. Inventors certificates. Technical know-how. Royalties Data: Introduction. Census of production data. Overseas royalty transactions data. Miscellaneous survey work. General comments and problems. Comparison of data from principal UK sources. Conclusions and Proposals. Bibliography. Appendices. Index.
Published: October 1, 1986
eBook ISBN: 9781483295268
D. L. Bosworth
Affiliations and expertise
Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick, UK