Intellectual Property in a Global Context or What do Patents Really Do?

Speaker: 

Scott Stern

Date: 

April 15, 2014

Event: 

Innovation Policy Course

Running Time:

39 minutes

 
 
 

SUMMARY

This presentation provides an overview of the role of formal intellectual property in encouraging innovation (or not) and the interplay between intellectual property rights and economic development. From a broad perspective, Professor Stern shares insights from a number of studies and discusses the challenges to developing effective markets through intellectual property rights.  

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