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Author Plotkin, Robert, 1971-

Title The genie in the machine : how computer-automated inventing is revolutionizing law and business / Robert Plotkin.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Law Books, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    346.7304 PLO    Available
Description viii, 270 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-261) and index.
Contents Introduction : the coming artificial invention age -- Automating invention. A prehistory of genies -- Enter the universal machine -- The rise of wishes -- Artificial invention today -- Invention automation : old and new -- Humans and their tools : partners in invention --Regulating genies. Patenting artificial inventions -- Follow the value -- Free the genie, bottle the wish -- The limits of law in a world of genies -- Living with genies. Learning how to wish -- Competing with genies -- Advising Aladdin -- A genie in every home.
Subject Patent laws and legislation -- United States.
Inventions -- United States.
Computer programs -- Patents.
Intellectual property -- United States.
ISBN 9780804756990 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804756996 (cloth : alk. paper)

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