Welcome to the IP Research pages of the professional section of the website.
In recent years the IPO has worked with academia and industry to help develop the economic evidence base and forge relationships in the intellectual property research community, nationally and internationally. The programme proposed for 2013 /14 builds on this work.
Research commissioned by the IPO is published on this section of the website. You can also access papers commissioned or produced by the former Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property Policy (SABIP).
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- Innovation Finance – a bigger role for IP?
- “Have you got a patent?” ask the Dragons in the Den when deciding who to finance. But if a young entrepreneur goes to the bank for funding, they may not get the same approach. British businesses of all shapes and sizes spend over £60 billion a year creating assets which can be protected by patents, […]
17 February 2014 16:29
- The Tragedy of the Commons
- Today’s post is brought to you by Michael Reda, Assistant Economist at the IPO. Traffic congestion, intellectual property rights (IPRs) and my housemates’ tendency to use unfeasible quantities of water and electricity might seem unrelated, but they are all manifestations of the tragedy of the commons: an economic concept which shows up in all manner […]
10 January 2014 14:50