ERIC Number: EJ354691
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Innovation and Competition: Conflicts over Intellectual Property Rights in New Technologies.
Science, Technology, & Human Values, v12 n1 p6-21 Win 1987
Addresses conditions and concerns involved in accommodating the interests of both innovators of new technologies and the general public. Discusses the tension that exists in intellectual property law between innovators and competitors. Focuses on cases dealing with computer software and semiconductor chip designs, genetically-engineered life forms, and academic patenting. (ML)
Descriptors: Competition, Computer Science, Ethics, Genetic Engineering, Higher Education, Innovation, Intellectual Property, Modernization, Patents, Public Opinion, Research and Development, Research Universities, Science and Society, Science Education, Scientific Personnel, Technological Advancement, Technology Transfer
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: N/A
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