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Apart from a few starting chapters, the book is mostly about legal issues, which I care very little.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
Great ideas but the authors try to pass them on by repeating the same theories and examples. It get boring after a while.Published 8 months ago by Rubi Rafael Breton
Fun stories, important message. But ultimately this is one of those books that really could've just been an article. Gladwell-esque.Published 12 months ago by Dylan
The Knockoff Economy is an interesting book - at least to someone who is in the business of creating things. Read morePublished on May 14, 2013 by Just Trying to Help
Economists like myself know a lot about mathematical models of imitation and innovation but know little about how the real world deals with the threat of knockoffs with laws or... Read morePublished on January 26, 2013 by Edward Leamer
The theory of "Creativity" having copyrights draining money from the creator on the surface might seem to make sense, yet doesn't seem to wash with open-source software, fashion,... Read morePublished on January 10, 2013 by Altmed
'Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery' . This famous quote albeit quite true can also be very frustrating. Read morePublished on December 27, 2012 by Live, Laugh, Love...
Really interesting book on how in some areas of trade free copying of designs promotes innovation, as opposed to popular view that it would stop people from creating. Read morePublished on December 13, 2012 by genoa golf
Kudos to the authors for challenging our misconceptions about innovation, but they should have taken their arguments one step further. Read morePublished on December 9, 2012 by Wayne Lucas