Intellectual Property as a Complex Adaptive System

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCheltenham
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Number of pages232
ISBN (Electronic)978 1 80037 838 4
ISBN (Print)978 1 80037 837 7
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2021
Event5th EIPIN-Innovation Society Congress - Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
Duration: 22 Jan 202024 Jan 2020

Publication series

SeriesEuropean Intellectual Property Institutes Network series

JEL classifications

  • o34 - Intellectual Property Rights

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