Intellectual Property

R&D Collaboration and the History of Bell Labs

R&D collaboration -- what works best? Jordan Bell-Masterson explores the research literature and the history of Bell Labs to provide insights on how to purse R&P collaboration.
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Why Isn't the Patent System Nurturing More Innovation?

Kauffman researcher Chris Jackson explores some of the reasons U.S. patent protection doesn't produce optimal results for spurring innovation.
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Secrecy and Transparency in the Patent World

Kauffman Foundation researcher Alex Krause details the trade-off for inventors when choosing between remaining secret or being transparent in publishing patent application before patent granting.
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