Economic Analysis of Intellectual Property Notice and Disclosure
Ben Depoorter & Peter S. Menell (eds.), Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law: Vol I. Theory (2018)
53 Pages Posted: 13 Sep 2018
Date Written: September 1, 2018
Notice of intellectual property content, ownership, boundaries, scope of rights (and limitations), enforcement institutions, and remedial consequences plays a central role in resource planning and other economic and social functions. This chapter examines the function, design, and economic effects of intellectual property notice and disclosure rules and institutions. Based on this analysis, the chapter offers a comprehensive set of policy, institutional, and litigation reforms.
Keywords: Notice, Externalities, Intellectual Property, Patent, Copyright, Design Patent
JEL Classification: K19
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