New technologies often appear to be beyond the control of any governing systems. This is especially true for transformative technologies. This book examines the deep governing structures of transformative technology and innovation in an effort to identify which actors can be expected to act when, under what conditions and to what effect.There is a general view that patent offices try to be fair to both past and current inventors but they appear to err on the side ... The procedures are also being codified: the United States Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP), ... In practice, the ordre public provision is usually invoked by a third party in an opposition procedure after the patent has been granted. ... Australia, the European Patent Office, France, Germany, India and Japan currently have opposition processes and aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Governing Transformative Technological Innovation|
|Author||:||Peter W. B. Phillips|
|Publisher||:||Edward Elgar Publishing - 2007-01-01|