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Is knowledge creation hindered by intellectual property rights?

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  • Andreas P. Panagopoulos
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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2009
<mark>Journal</mark>International Journal of Technology Management
Issue number1/2
Volume9
Number of pages8
Pages (from-to)4-11
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

Even though stronger patent protection increases an innovator's incentives to innovate, the entrenched boundaries of her innovation may prove non-surpassable to some innovators, who choose not to innovate. As innovators abstain from innovating we should witness a reduction in knowledge spillovers that hinders innovation.