ABSTRACT

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

Introduction

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

Conclusion