Intro history patents ip industrial revolution 1750

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Unformatted text preview: reserved. Intro History Patents IP Industrial revolution (1750-1850) Science grew explosively. First system of IP rights; prizes, patronage etc Patent system: ! legal monopolies over the right to provide goods & services 1st formal patent statute: Venice, 1474 The statute of monopolies: England, 1623; ! The Statute speci…ed appropriate circumstances in which patents will be used to reward inventors. Lecture 2: Institutions, Econ483: Econ of Innovation & Technology, Evangelia Chalioti c A ll rights reserved. Intro History Patents IP The origins of copyright The Stationers Company in England (a guild) had been given a monopoly on printing. power to limit competition need of a government license to print books The Statute of Anne: the 1st copyright law, 1710 Lecture 2: Institutions, Econ483: Econ of Innovation & Technology, Evangelia Chalioti c A ll rights reserved. Intro History Patents IP Inventors’reward systems In early 1700, prizes were also used. Winning it added to reputation & could attract a p...
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