aquí teneis dos artículos en los que se cuestiona la utilidad de los proyectos de Patent Prosecution Highway.
Este es un interesante estudio titulado Intellectual Property and Developing Countries – A Review of the Literature ....
... y este que va sobre IPR y Open Innovation: "Current IPR protection is incapable of drawing a distinction between ill-defined early-stage ideas on the one hand, and fully-articulated knowledge- and solution-based business propositions on the other. A new intellectual property right that properly protects pre-patent concepts and propositions created by industrial designers and other professional originators would stimulate open innovation on a truly massive scale".
Aquí encontrareis el IPR Index 2010: "an international comparative study that measures the significance of both physical and intellectual property rights and their protection for economic well-being. In order to incorporate and grasp the important aspects related to property rights protection, the Index focuses on three areas: Legal and Political Environment (LP), Physical Property Rights (PPR), and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). The current study analyzes data for 125 countries around the globe, representing ninety-seven percent of world GDP".
En fin, si todavía no conseguís saciar vuestras ganas de PI, aquí teneis un interesante artículo sobre investigación y desarrollo es este: "What drives the internationalisation of innovation? Evidence from European patent data": "the internationalisation of innovation is mainly due to an intensified co-operation between EU member states, as well as stronger ties between Europe and the USA. ... cross-border patents between two countries increase with absolute market size of the host country, with rising levels of research and development in the home and host country and with a stronger protection of intellectual property rights in the host country. Distance between home and host country is negatively related to the number of cross-border patents. A common language between two countries and joint membership in the EU are also factors that considerably spur overseas innovation activity".