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Creating economy: enterprise, intellectual property and the valuation of goods

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Creating economy : enterprise, intellectual property and the valuation of goods. / Townley, Barbara; Roscoe, Philip John; Searle, Nichola.

Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019. 256 p.

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Townley, B, Roscoe, PJ & Searle, N 2019, Creating economy: enterprise, intellectual property and the valuation of goods. Oxford University Press, Oxford. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198795285.001.0001

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Townley, B., Roscoe, P. J., & Searle, N. (2019). Creating economy: enterprise, intellectual property and the valuation of goods. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198795285.001.0001

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Townley B, Roscoe PJ, Searle N. Creating economy: enterprise, intellectual property and the valuation of goods. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 256 p. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198795285.001.0001

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Townley, Barbara ; Roscoe, Philip John ; Searle, Nichola. / Creating economy : enterprise, intellectual property and the valuation of goods. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019. 256 p.

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