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Research: Restrictions to patent enforcement
by 4iP Council: An English summary of an article by Prof. Klaus Melullis which appears in the “Mitteilungen der Deutschen Patentanwälte” 107. – October 2016
This article critically analyses the arguments put forward that the patent and its enforcement limit competition, differentiating between SEP and non-SEP. It further analyses the potential need for regulatory intervention in the litigation system and the expected consequences of such potential intervention on competition, investments, research and development activities and innovation.
Publications: How to protect local R&D in Brazil, Russia, India, China?
This article covers recent, detailed research by The University of St. Gallen on the motivation for and nature of western R&D investments in emerging markets.