The case for patents

Daniel Spulber*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Book/ReportBook

4 Scopus citations


The Case for Patents offers an affirmative case for the many economic benefits of the patent system and shows how patents provide incentives for invention, innovation, and technological change. The discussion highlights the many contributions of patents to economic growth and development. The Case for Patents helps restore balance to public policy debates by recognizing the important contributions of the patent system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd
Number of pages441
ISBN (Electronic)9789811225666
ISBN (Print)9789811225635
StatePublished - Mar 2 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Economics, Econometrics and Finance
  • General Business, Management and Accounting
  • General Social Sciences


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