Invention-Protection and Industrialization in Prussia, 1793 - 1877.

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Heggen, Alfred
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    The history of protection of an invention in Prussia is close connected with the economical and technical questions of industrialization of the 19th century. The central interest of this study is aimed at the part of the patent system in context of the innovationprozess during the early and main phases of industrialization. Further the patent system’s significance for prussian policy concerning trade and industry is analyzed. The question is which contribution is given by the protection of invention to the technical development and economical growth and, furthermore, which effects are assigned to the the invention’s protection by the economic politicians, the economic theorists, als well as the tradesmen, the engineers, and the innovators. Topics: Datatables in HISTAT: A. Patent grant of different german states A.1. Patent grants of the german larger states from 1815 to 1845. A.2. Patent grants by international comparison from 1850 to 1875. B. Patent grants in Prussia B.1. Amount of given and abolished patent grants in Prussia, 1862-1872. B.2. Duration of Patent grants in Prussia, 1845 – 1861. C. German Empire C.1. Statistiks about Patent grants of the German Empire, 1877-1900.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1793 / 1877
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Archival Sources: - (German Central Archive) Deutsches Zentralarchiv, Historische Abteilung II, Merseburg: Akten der ‚Technischen Deputation für Gewerbe’ - (Prussian Department of Commerce and the Prussian Governmental Department of the State) Akten des preußischen Handelsministeriums und des preußischen Staatsministeriums - (District government of Rhineland and Westfalia) Aktenmaterial der Bezirksregierungen Rheinland und Westfalen - (company archives) Akten aus Firmenarchiven (Werksarchiv Bochumer Verein (heute Fried. Krupp Hüttenwerke Bochum); Historisches Archiv Gutehoffnungshütte Oberhausen; Haniel-Archiv Duisburg-Ruhrort; Werner v. Siemens-Institut für Geschichte des Hauses Siemens - corpus juris, journal of Reichstag and the Bundestag, memiors, petitions Scientific Publications
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 84
    Number of Variables: 27
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8336 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Heggen, Alfred, 1975: Erfindungsschutz und Industrialisierung in Preußen 1793-1877.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 85 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23