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Governing Medical Knowledge Commons - Introduction and Chapter 1

Strandburg, Katherine J and Frischmann, Brett M and Madison, Michael J (2017) Governing Medical Knowledge Commons - Introduction and Chapter 1. In: Governing Medical Knowledge Commons. Cambridge Studies on Governing Knowledge Commons . Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK. ISBN 978-1107146877

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Governing Medical Knowledge Commons makes three claims: first, evidence matters to innovation policymaking; second, evidence shows that self-governing knowledge commons support effective innovation without prioritizing traditional intellectual property rights; and third, knowledge commons can succeed in the critical fields of medicine and health. The editors' knowledge commons framework adapts Elinor Ostrom's groundbreaking research on natural resource commons to the distinctive attributes of knowledge and information, providing a systematic means for accumulating evidence about how knowledge commons succeed. The editors' previous volume, Governing Knowledge Commons, demonstrated the framework's power through case studies in a diverse range of areas. Governing Medical Knowledge Commons provides fifteen new case studies of knowledge commons in which researchers, medical professionals, and patients generate, improve, and share innovations, offering readers a practical introduction to the knowledge commons framework and a synthesis of conclusions and lessons.


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Item Type: Book Section
Status: Published
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Strandburg, Katherine J
Frischmann, Brett M
Madison, Michael Jmadison@pitt.eduMADISON0000-0001-6503-754X
Date: 2017
Date Type: Publication
Series Name: Cambridge Studies on Governing Knowledge Commons
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Place of Publication: Cambridge UK
Schools and Programs: School of Law > Law
School of Law > Law > Faculty Publications
Refereed: No
Uncontrolled Keywords: commons, knowledge commons, tragedy of the commons, common pools, common pool resources, governance, public goods, information, knowledge, intellectual property, patent pools, medical research, user innovation
ISBN: 978-1107146877
Title of Book: Governing Medical Knowledge Commons
EditorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Madison, Michael Jmadison@pitt.eduMADISON0000-0001-6503-754X
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Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2019 14:38
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2019 14:38


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