Monthly Archives: August 2012

Apple vs Samsung – Patents, Monopolies & Innovation

The verdict unanimously delivered by the 9-head jury in San Jose in the Apple vs Samsung case raises several questions – apart from the obvious one whether the question posed by Judge Koh to Apple’s lawyer if he smoked crack should really have been addressed to the jury. In this context, granting Apple compensation for patent […]

Welcome to my blog!

On finhistomics [FIN(ance)HIST(ory)(econ)OMICS], I will be blogging on current topics from finance, economics and business (along with a little politics – not much, promise) spiced up with some historical background. It will critically respond to and comment on pressing issues, highlighting especially economics topics from a sometimes different view, incorporating behavioural aspect as well as […]