Article | WIPO Journal | 2010

Has the Shift to Stronger Intellectual Property Rights Promoted Technology Transfer, FDI, and Industrial Development?

by Lee Branstetter, C. Fritz Foley and Kamal Saggi

Abstract

This article reviews recent research conducted by the authors that finds that intellectual property rights reform increases technology transfers, foreign direct investment inflows, and industrial development. It also places the findings of this work in the broader context of the literature.

Keywords: Intellectual Property; Rights; Technology; Body of Literature; Foreign Direct Investment; Industry Growth;

Citation:

Branstetter, Lee, C. Fritz Foley, and Kamal Saggi. "Has the Shift to Stronger Intellectual Property Rights Promoted Technology Transfer, FDI, and Industrial Development?" WIPO Journal 2, no. 1 (2010): 93–98.