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Creation without Restraint: Promoting Liberty and Rivalry in Innovation

Christina Bohannan and Herbert Hovenkamp

Abstract

Both antitrust and intellectual property laws are intended to facilitate economic growth. Antitrust is meant to encourage competition of all kinds and intellectual property law should offer inventors and artists the correct incentives to develop new ideas and technologies, but the harsh reality is that antitrust and IP laws have wandered off this course. This book analyzes the current state of competition (antitrust) and intellectual property laws, and proposes realistic reforms that will encourage innovation. As with antitrust and a reform process that aligned injury requirements in lawsuits ... More

Keywords: antitrust law, intellectual property law, economic growth, competition, reforms, innovation, IP rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199738830
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738830.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christina Bohannan, author
University of Iowa College of Law

Herbert Hovenkamp, author
University of Iowa College of Law

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