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Innovation, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship

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Miles, MP and Munilla, LS and Covin, JG, Innovation, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship and Leadership, Edward Elgar Publishing, DF Kuratko and MH Morris (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 440-444. ISBN 9781781002315 (2013) [Research Book Chapter]

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Abstract

This paper is a response to Ray’s (2004) recent proposal that the intellectual property rights (IPR) attached to potentially life saving/life sustaining innovations should become public goods in cases where markets are either unable or unwilling to pay for the creation of the intellectual property. Using a free market approach to innovation based on Western moral philosophy, we suggest that treating intellectually protected life saving/life sustaining innovations as public goods will likely reduce social welfare over the long term.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:entrepreneurship, ethics, innovation, intellectual property rights, policy
Research Division:Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Research Group:Business and Management
Research Field:Business and Management not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Commercial Services and Tourism
Objective Group:Financial Services
Objective Field:Financial Services not elsewhere classified
Author:Miles, MP (Professor Morgan Miles)
ID Code:90943
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Deposited On:2014-05-02
Last Modified:2017-10-16
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