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dc.contributor.authorKoepsell, David
dc.date.accessioned2022-10-14T14:51:57Z
dc.date.available2022-10-14T14:51:57Z
dc.date.issued2011
dc.identifierONIX_20221014_9781849664806_25
dc.identifier.urihttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/58694
dc.description.abstractThis book is available as open access through the Bloomsbury Open Access programme and is available on www.bloomsburycollections.com. This book defines 'nanowares' as the ideas and products arising out of nanotechnology. Koepsell argues that these rapidly developing new technologies demand a new approach to scientific discovery and innovation in our society. He takes established ideas from social philosophy and applies them to the nanoparticle world. In doing so he breaks down the subject into its elemental form and from there we are better able to understand how these elements fit into the construction of a more complex system of products, rules and regulations about these products. Where existing research in the field has tended to focus on potential social harm, Koepsell takes a different approach by looking at ways in which developments in distributed design and fabrication can be harnessed to enable wealth creation by those with good ideas but no access to capital. He argues that the key challenge facing us is the error implicit in current intellectual property regimes and presents new modes of relating inventors to artifacts in this new context. In conclusion he offers contractual models which he believes encourage innovation in nano-media by embracing open source and alternative means of protection for innovators.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::P Mathematics & science::PD Science: general issues::PDR Impact of science & technology on society
dc.subject.otherPhilosophy of science
dc.subject.otherNanosciences
dc.titleInnovation and Nanotechnology
dc.title.alternativeConverging Technologies and the End of Intellectual Property
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.5040/9781849664783
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy066d8288-86e4-4745-ad2c-4fa54a6b9b7b
oapen.relation.isbn9781849664806
oapen.relation.isbn9781849664790
oapen.imprintBloomsbury Academic
oapen.pages256
oapen.place.publicationLondon


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