Burning the Ships

book coverBurning the Ships : intellectual property and the transformation of Microsoft / Marshall Phelps, Wiley, 2009

Here is an interesting account of how Microsoft re-thought its approach to intellectual property during the 2000’s. It is written by a Microsoft executive who previously managed IBM and helped it reverse its decline by enforcing its patents. In this book, you have to read between the lines. Hardcover, 150 pages.

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