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The Democratization of Invention: Patents and Copyrights in American Economic Development, 1790-1920


The Democratization of Invention: Patents and Copyrights in American Economic Development, 1790-1920
B. Zorina Khan

Winner of the Alice Hanson Jones Prize, awarded every two years by the Economic History Association for the best book in American Economic History.

Cambridge University Press, 2005
Cloth: $60.00
322 pages
ISBN: 0-521-81135-X

Table of Contents:

    1. Introduction, p. 1-27

    2. The Patent System in Europe and the United States, p. 28-65

    3. Patent Laws and Litigation, p. 66-105

    4. Democratization and Patented Inventions, p. 106-127

    5. Women Inventors in America, p. 128-160

    6. Patentees and Married Women's Property Rights Laws, p. 161-181

    7. Great Inventors and Democratic Invention, p. 182-221

    8. Copyright in Europe and the United States, p. 222-257

    9. American Copyright Piracy, p. 258-287

    10. Intellectual Property and Economic Development, p. 288-315


 
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