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Crab, John

Elizabeth Ewan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 784 words.

Crab, John (c. 1280–c. 1352), pirate and merchant, was probably born in Muiden in Flanders. Active as a pirate from at least 1306, he was the most notorious of the Flemish privateers who...

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THE FTC, IP, AND SSOS: GOVERNMENT HOLD-UP REPLACING PRIVATE COORDINATION

Richard A. Epstein, F. Scott Kieff and Daniel F. Spulber.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; General Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Property Law; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Manufacturing; Welfare Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic History; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Capitalist Systems; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 21147 words.

In its recent report entitled, “The Evolving IP Marketplace,” the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposes a far-reaching regulatory approach (Proposal) that is likely to interfere with the...

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Hawley, John, the elder

Susan Rose.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1095 words.

Hawley, John, the elder (c. 1350–1408), pirate, merchant, and administrator, of Dartmouth, Devon, was the younger son of the first John Hawley who settled in Dartmouth some time before...

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Helliker [Hilliker], Thomas [called the Trowbridge Martyr]

Adrian Randall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Property Law; Property Crime; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics. 731 words.

Helliker [Hilliker], Thomas [called the Trowbridge Martyr] (1783–1803), woollen-cloth worker and machine breaker, was the sixth child of Thomas Hilliker (1745–1819) and Elizabeth Ebsworth...

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Lansky, Meyer

Mark H. Haller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Property Law; Property Crime; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1343 words.

Lansky, Meyer (28 Aug. or 4 July 1902–15 January 1983), bootlegger and gambling entrepreneur, was born Meyer Suchowljansky in Grodno, Belorussia (then Russia), the son of Max Suchowljansky,...

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Luchese, Thomas

William Howard Moore.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Property Law; Property Crime; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1134 words.

Luchese, Thomas (01 December 1899–13 July 1967), garment manufacturer and criminal entrepreneur, was born Gaetano Luchese in Palermo, Sicily. While neither the names nor occupations of his...

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Lyon, Elizabeth [nicknamed Edgware Bess]

Philip Sugden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Property Law; Property Crime; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 747 words.

Lyon, Elizabeth [nicknamed Edgware Bess] (fl. 1722–1726), prostitute and thief, was born at Edgware, Middlesex, from which her alias was derived. Nothing is known of her parentage or early...

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Mackintosh, Ebenezer

William Pencak.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Property Law; Property Crime; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1252 words.

Mackintosh, Ebenezer (20 June 1737–1816), shoemaker and mob leader, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Moses Mackintosh, who served on occasion as a soldier during the 1730s and...

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The myth of the early aviation patent hold-up—how a US government monopsony commandeered pioneer airplane patents

Ron D. Katznelson and John Howells.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2015; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Property Law; Technological Change; Research and Development; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic History; Manufacturing; Law and Economics; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 27018 words.

The prevailing historical accounts of the formation of the US aircraft “patent pool” in 1917 assume the US government necessarily intervened to alleviate a patent hold-up among private...

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Penlez, Bosavern

Nicholas Rogers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Property Law; Property Crime; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1426 words.

Penlez, Bosavern (1726–1749), wigmaker and convicted rioter, was born near Exeter. His father was a native of Jersey, and was purportedly educated at Oxford University, although details of...

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