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Public sector entrepreneurship refers to innovative public policy initiatives that generate greater economic prosperity by transforming a status quo economic environment into one more conducive to creative and innovative activities under uncertainty. This book illustrates public sector entrepreneurship using examples from U.S. technology and innovation policy.
Few changes in the world of intellectual property IP have been as transformative as the advent and proliferation of digital content works. The high value of these works in modern society has prompted calls for new IP standards to promote the protection - and the sharing - of such valuable...
Patent Strategy introduces researchers to patent applications and patent portfolios. With minimum use of legal jargon, the book helps technical professionals understand the legal complexities that they may encounter before and during a patent application.
By John Palfrey
Born Digital authors John Palfrey and Urs Gasser return with an argument about how we can improve interoperability, the principle that streamlines innovation and simplifies our lives.
Includes the papers that present the research and policy evaluations which represent an evolving record of policy and research on high technology small firms through many changes in economic conditions and government policy approaches over the years.
Henry Chesbrough and his collaborators investigate the phenomenon of 'Open Innovation', in which firms draw on research and development outside their own boundaries. The book's contributors link the practice of open innovation to the established body of innovation research, showing what's new and what's familiar in the process.
By Bruno Latour
The story of Aramis-the guided-transportation system intended for Paris-is told in this fictional account by several parties: an engineer and his professor; company executives and elected officials; a sociologist; and Aramis itself, who delivers a passionate plea on behalf of technological innovations that risk being abandoned by their makers.