This book discusses the economic, political, legal, and social concerns of the world's governments on intellectual property rights. It analyzes the systems of both developed and developing economies and draws a clear picture of the status of intellectual property regimes around the world.

part One


chapter 1|15 pages

Intellectual Property Rights in the 1990s

Problems and Solutions
ByCarole Ganz Brown, Francis W. Rushing

part Two

Issues in Intellectual Property Rights

chapter 2|14 pages

Intellectual Property, Technology and Economic Growth

ByEdwin Mansfield

chapter 3|16 pages

Protection of Intellectual Property Rights

Research and Development Decisions and Economic Growth
ByRichard P. Rozek

chapter 4|14 pages

Computer Software

Protecting the Crown Jewels of the Information Economy
ByAnne Wells Branscomb

part Three

International Comparisons Developing Countries

chapter 6|14 pages

Case Studies in Brazilian Intellectual Property Rights

ByFlavio Grynszpan

chapter 8|24 pages

Intellectual Property Rights and the Management of R&D in India

ByFalguni Sen

chapter 9|46 pages

Economic Development and Intellectual Property Protection in Southeast Asia

Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Thailand
ByGunda Schumann

part Four

International Comparisons Developed Countries

part Five