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The benefits and costs of strong patent protection: a contribution to the current debate

  • Mazzoleni, Roberto
  • Nelson, Richard R.

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Volume (Year): 27 (1998)
Issue (Month): 3 (July)
Pages: 273-284

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Handle: RePEc:eee:respol:v:27:y:1998:i:3:p:273-284
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