Article Title

Policy Challenges of Open, Cumulative, and User Innovation

Publication Title

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy


This Article contrasts the implications of these three theories of interorganizational innovation (Henry Chesbrough's, Eric von Hippel's, and Suzanne Scotchmer's) for the Chandlerian model of industrial innovation. It then analyzes the potential impact of various public policies upon such interorganizational innovation and suggest opportunities for research in this area.