State of Innovation

Patents and Innovation Economics

Laws Of Innovation

Conservation Law of Innovation:

All innovations are combinations of existing/known elements.

Causality Law of Innovation:

Invention precedes production, production precedes consumption and discovery precedes invention.

Set Law of Innovation:

The number of potential innovations is essentially infinite.

Rate Law of Innovation:

The rate of innovation is dependent on the number of innovators, the size of the set of elements the innovators can access, and the size of the set of goals.

Commons Law of Innovation:

Innovations are not subject to overuse.  The creation of innovations is subject to under investment without property rights in innovations.  The diffusion of innovations is subject to under investment without property rights in innovations.

Income Law of Innovation

The per capita income of a large population can only increase over the long term if their level of technology increases.

For More Information See Natural Laws of Innovation – 1 and Natural Laws of Innovation – 2

State of Innovation

2 Comments »

  1. FYI, your more information links on this topic do not work.

    Comment by kudos | August 23, 2009 | Reply


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