The Egyptian Information Technology Sector and the Role of Intellectual Property: Economic Assessment and Recommendations

Economic Research Working Paper No. 18

Author(s): Knut Blind, Tim Pohlmann, Florian Ramel, Sacha Wunsch-Vincent | Publication year: 2014

DOI: English

This paper discusses the state of innovation in the Egyptian information technology sector (IT) and seeks to identify the current and potential role of intellectual property (IP) for this sector as well as the links between IP and innovation and foreign direct investment. The paper proposes IP-related policies which could contribute to promoting domestic innovation.


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