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Proprieta' intellettuale ed industria farmaceutica: Ricerche nel campo della proprieta' intellettuale dei farmaci


  • Amisano, Franco
  • Cassone, Alberto



The purpose of the paper is to analyse the complez relationship between Intellectual Property (IP) and Pharmaceutical Industry. Chapter 1 introduces the main issues of Intellectual Property, Innovation and Scientific Research. Chapter 2 surveys alternative measures to the protection of IP, such as public subsidies for research and innovation and public purchase of intellectual property rights. Chapter 3 analyzes different incentives for innovation on the demand side. Chapter 4 deals with the peculiar characters of the innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry . Chapter 5 analyzes alternatives incentives on the supply side. Chapter 6 studies incentives schemes on the demand side for the Pharmaceutical Industry . Chapter 7 summarizes some tentative conclusive remarks and set an agenda for future research.

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  • Amisano, Franco & Cassone, Alberto, 2007. "Proprieta' intellettuale ed industria farmaceutica: Ricerche nel campo della proprieta' intellettuale dei farmaci," POLIS Working Papers 95, Institute of Public Policy and Public Choice - POLIS.
  • Handle: RePEc:uca:ucapdv:95

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