April 6, 2021

Economic Benefits of the Patent System

How patents provide incentives for invention, innovation, and technological change.
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Today, we’re bringing you a conversation between Alden Abbott, Senior Research Fellow here at Mercatus, and Daniel Spulber, Professor of International Business, Strategy, and Law at Northwestern University. They take a deep dive into Professor Spulber’s latest book, The Case for Patents, they discuss what we can possibly expect from policy makers regarding patents in the coming years, and much more.

Order Daniel's book The Case for Patents here.