The Use of Intellectual Property in Chile

Economic Research Working paper 11

Author(s): María José Abud, Carsten Fink, Bronwyn Hall, Christian Helmers | Publication year: 2013

This study describes patterns and trends of intellectual property (IP) use in Chile, drawing on a new database containing all patent, trademark, utility model, and design filings received by the Chilean IP office over the period 1991-2010. Among other things, the study offers insights into the drivers of filing growth, the origin of filings, the distribution of applicants, the importance of different applicant types, the share of filings by different economic sectors, the relevance of IP bundles, and the patenting behavior of Chilean applicants overseas.

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