xvi, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
NBER series on long-term factors in economic development.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction The patent system in Europe and America Patent laws and litigation Democratization and patented inventions Women inventors in America Patentees and married women's property rights Great inventors and democratic invention Copyright in Europe and America American copyright piracy Intellectual property and economic development.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.