INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND TRADE: ANALYSIS OF BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, MEDICINALS AND BOTANICALS, AND PHARMACEUTICALS Report as inadecuate




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We examine the impact of intellectual property rights (IPRs) on US exports of biological, medicinal, botanical, and pharmaceutical products. We find that: (1) strong IPRs enhance monopoly power of US exports in countries with weak imitative abilities; and (2) strong IPRs expand markets for US exports in countries with strong imitative abilities.

Keywords: Intellectual property rights ; Exports ; Biotechnologies ; Medicinals ; Botanicals ; Pharmaceuticals

Subject(s): International Relations/Trade

Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies

Issue Date: 1999

Publication Type: Conference Paper/ Presentation

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/21525

Total Pages: 15

JEL Codes: F10; F13; Q16; Q17; K55; O34

Series Statement: Selected Paper

Record appears in: American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA) > 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN





Author: Smith, Pamela J.

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/21525?ln=en







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