Patents, Innovation and Economic Performance

OECD Conference Proceedings

This publication presents a collection of the policy-oriented empirical studies and stakeholders' views designed to show how patent regimes can contribute more efficiently to innovation and economic performance.  Topics covered include the links between patents and economic performance, changes in patent regimes, patents and entrepreneurship, patents and diffusion of technology, IPR for software and technology, and current and future policy challenges.


14 Oct 2004 339 pages English 9789264015272 (PDF)

Author(s): OECD