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The original page would extensively talk of 'patenting ideas'. Ideas cannot be protected by a patent (fortunately). Only inventions, ie implementation of ideas can be protected. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk • contribs) 21:24, 29 September 2006
Some concrete examples would be a good addition to the article. -- Beland 22:26, 3 June 2007 (UTC)
The big table ("The smart people in our field work for us") is literally quoted from: Chesbrough, H. W. (2003). The era of open innovation. MIT Sloan Management Review, 44(3), 35–41.
I have added a sub-part on closed innovation and the factors that shifted it to open innovation, according to the chesbrough's work. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Arjandekeijzer (talk • contribs) 20:11, 2 June 2009 (UTC)