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Invented by Law

Alexander Graham Bell and the Patent That Changed America

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674368064

Publication Date: 01/05/2015

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288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

8 halftones

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. Invention in the Lawyers’ World
  • 2. Acts of Invention
  • 3. The Telephone Cases
  • 4. The United States versus Bell
  • 5. Atlantic Crossings
  • 6. Patent the Earth
  • 7. Patents, Firms, and Systems
  • 8. Patents and the Networked Nation
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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