，是該課授課者Robert Rines 博士的《創造或消滅》
This course site features a downloadable textbook
on inventions and patents, Create or Perish
, written by the course instructor, Dr. Robert Rines, who has been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
This course explores current research concerning patent law and its role in the rapidly changing world of high technology. It is offered in the fall semester as an undergraduate course (6.901) and in the spring semester as a graduate course (6.931). The content for both courses is largely overlapping, and is presented together on this site.