Incentives to innovate: Improve the past or break with it?

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Does more expansive copyright law increase creativity by discouraging adaptations of existing work? The author discusses examples from cooking, boatbuilding, and the theater.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5280140
Pages (from-to)78-81
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Law


  • Copyright
  • Creativity
  • Information economics


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