World Intellectual Property Organization

Economics Literature Database

WIPO's Economics Literature Database provides an overview of key academic literature that has influenced thinking in the field of the economics of intellectual property (IP). It is a convenient starting point for researchers, policy-makers, and anyone interested in the economics of IP.

The Database can be searched by IP instrument (patents, copyright, etc.) and/or theme (competition, IP policy etc.) and each result is accompanied by a short description together with relevant bibliographic information so that you can easily track down the full version.

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