Economic Factors Affecting the Patent Co-operation Treaty
Identification of determinants of patenting decisions. Comparison of Intellectual Property protection from national regional and international filings.
Study on the possible impact of the financial Turmoil in the emerging markets, particularly the Asian Financial Crisis, on the Patent Cooperation Treaty of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and to develop an analytical Framework to:
Analyse Incentives for International patents filings;
Undertake quantitative analysis of available data sets and;
Initiate and review research through surveys of patent offices, patent attorneys and strategic planners for major multinational Enterprises.