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The knockoff economy : how imitation sparks innovation, Kal Raustiala and Christopher Sprigman

Label
The knockoff economy : how imitation sparks innovation
Title
The knockoff economy
Title remainder
how imitation sparks innovation
Statement of responsibility
Kal Raustiala and Christopher Sprigman
Title variation
How imitation sparks innovation
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that creativity can not only survive in the face of copying, but can thrive. Approaches the question of incentives and innovation in a wholly new way--by exploring creative fields that do not rely on legal monopolies, such as fashion, cuisine, and even professional football. Reveals a relationship between imitation and innovation. In some creative fields copying is kept in check through informal industry norms enforced by private sanctions. In other cases, the freedom to copy actually promotes creativity. Raustiala and Sprigman carry their analysis from food to font design to football plays to finance, examining how and why each of these vibrant fields remains innovative, even in the face of sometimes-extensive imitation. There is an important thread that ties all these instances together--successful creative industries can evolve to be resistant to, and even to profit from, piracy. And there are important lessons here for copyright-focused industries, like music and film, that have struggled with piracy
Cataloging source
DLC
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Raustiala, Kal
Dewey number
364.16/62
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF3080
LC item number
.R38 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sprigman, Christopher
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Piracy (Copyright)
  • Piracy (Copyright)
  • Copyright
  • Intellectual property
  • Copyright
  • Sound recordings
Label
The knockoff economy : how imitation sparks innovation, Kal Raustiala and Christopher Sprigman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Knockoffs and fashion victims -- Cuisine, copying, and creativity -- Comedy vigilantes -- Football, fonts, finance, and feist -- Conclusion: copies and creativity -- Epilogue: the future of music
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780195399783
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012006974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn757485731
  • (OCoLC)757485731
Label
The knockoff economy : how imitation sparks innovation, Kal Raustiala and Christopher Sprigman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Knockoffs and fashion victims -- Cuisine, copying, and creativity -- Comedy vigilantes -- Football, fonts, finance, and feist -- Conclusion: copies and creativity -- Epilogue: the future of music
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780195399783
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012006974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn757485731
  • (OCoLC)757485731

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