Information Ecology | Wesley Cohen, Patents: Their Effectiveness & Role

November 14, 2003

Wesley Cohen, a professor at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, discusses survey-based evidence on the effectiveness of patents in protecting inventions, the use of patents across industries, a national study on the importance of patents for innovation, and the impact of patenting on research and development incentives in U.S. manufacturing.

Recorded on November 14, 2003.

Series: Information Ecology Lecture Series.

Appearing: Arti Rai (Duke University School of Law), host/introductions ; Wesley Cohen (Duke University Fuqua School of Business), speaker.