Intellectual Property Protection and the Licensing of Technology to Developing Countries
AbstractIn this paper, the influence of stronger intellectual property protection on technology transfer into developing countries via licensing is analyzed. Using panel data for the post-TRIPs period 1995-2005, it is found that stronger protection is associated with increased royalty and license fee payments by developing countries, implying greater technology transfer into these countries. [Working Paper No. 188].
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intellectual property; protection; research; per capita income; population; profitability; economy; economic freedom; financial; developing countries; royalty; license; technology transfer; fee payment; TRIPs;
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- Sunil Kanwar, 2010. "Intellectual Property Protection and the Licensing of Technology to Developing Countries," Working papers 188, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics.
- O34 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Intellectual Property Rights
- O31 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-09-18 (All new papers)
- NEP-CWA-2010-09-18 (Central & Western Asia)
- NEP-INO-2010-09-18 (Innovation)
- NEP-IPR-2010-09-18 (Intellectual Property Rights)
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