PROTECTING INVESTORS' INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

Institutional devices encouraging biotechnological innovation may not be providing adequate returns or protection for inventors. This article identifies an optimal degree of patent protection and employs sensitivity analysis to link demand and supply characteristics and investment productivity. Four contemporary policy issues are identified to provide a foundation for future research.


Issue Date:
1989-12
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/32353
Published in:
Western Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 14, Number 2
Page range:
189-199
Total Pages:
11




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