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Reaping What You Sow: An Empirical Analysis of International Patent Harmonization

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This paper extends analysis of the GATT Uruguay Round qualifiying the impact of international patent harmonization as implied by the TRIPs agreement.

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  • McCalman, P., 1999. "Reaping What You Sow: An Empirical Analysis of International Patent Harmonization," Papers 374, Australian National University - Department of Economics.
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    Keywords

    PROPERTY RIGHTS ; INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS;

    JEL classification:

    • O34 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Intellectual Property and Intellectual Capital
    • F43 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Economic Growth of Open Economies

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