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How would the innovation curve and market design change because of AI generated/ assisted IP

How would the IP market change if AI generated/ assisted IP (Patents) are allowed. As of now, Copyrights do not permit non-human authorship and Patent law is silent about such cases. I want to ...
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Updated International patent protection index from Park (2008)

Park (2008) provides an international patent protection index between the years of 1960-2005 with 5 years intervals. I was wondering if an updated version of such an index exist?
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What would be the practicality of a widespread open-source approach in an economy?

I'm not sure how to tag this so feel free to add any tags you see as relevant. The question here is about anything that uses a proprietary approach today and applying open-sourcing to it. What if ...
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get statistics about the research intensity of an industry

I want to know how much research is conducted in an industry in order to be able to say Industry X is more research intense than Industry Y. For industry categorization I use the NACE classificiation....
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Want to read more about medical intellectual property and the TPP

I'm trying to find information about the current state of medical IP protection in countries willing to sign the TPP and the change they will go trough and maybe some impact analysis. I was hoping ...
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Evidence that open source production processes increase efficiency and/or consumer surplus?

Is there peer reviewed evidence that open source production processes increase efficiency and/or consumer surplus? It seems that the first theorem of welfare economics requires complete markets which ...
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Intellectual property as a retarder of innovation

I am aware of some work such as O'Donoghue (1998): "A Patentability Requirement for Sequential Innovation", RAND Journal of Economics and Hunt (1999): "Nonobviousness and the incentive to ...
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What are the economic benefits of SLAPP in file sharing/piracy?

Spin-off from Piracy/File sharing - Why aren't songs, movies or books given for free? What are the economic benefits of SLAPP in or out of file sharing/piracy? There's a comment in above link ...