Knowledge for Development

The relationship between IP, technology transfer, and development


Date: 05/11/2010


A recent analysis of the link between intellectual property rights, technology transfer and development, conducted by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) shows that in order to foster development through technology, it is necessary to put into place an efficient and flexible intellectual property rights system and to promote local innovation. This study draws on research and on answers to a questionnaire sent to regional universities and research and development centres. (Source: IP-Watch, August 2010)

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