Intermediaries in the U.S. Market for Technology, 1870-1920

@article{Lamoreaux2002IntermediariesIT,
  title={Intermediaries in the U.S. Market for Technology, 1870-1920},
  author={N. Lamoreaux and K. Sokoloff},
  journal={Organizations & Markets eJournal},
  year={2002}
}
We argue that the emergence of a well-developed market for patented technologies over the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries facilitated the emergence of a group of highly specialized and productive inventors by making it possible for them to transfer to others responsibility for developing and commercializing their inventions. The most basic of the institutional supports that made this market possible was, of course, the patent system, which created secure and tradable property… Expand
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The Role of Independent Invention in U.S. Technological Development, 1880–1930
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  • Economics
  • The Journal of Economic History
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