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Author Taplin, Ruth

Title Intellectual property and the new global Japanese economy / Ruth Taplin
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 147 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in the growth economies of Asia ; 87
Routledge studies in the growth economies of Asia ; 87
Contents Roots of IP drive and economic globalization -- Japan as an IP nation -- Historical perspectives of the economy and IP -- Cross-border IP and fast tracking of patent applications -- Changes to the Patent Court and employees' rights to compensation -- Changes in Japanese corporate governance -- Future developments in the Japanese exchanges
Summary This book examines how intellectual property (IP) is used in Japan, and how in recent years it has developed a new approach to IP, borrowed from the US and Europe, stressing the importance of innovation, to revitalise the Japanese economy from the stagnation and deflation that characterised the 1990s
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-139) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Intellectual property -- Economic aspects -- Japan
Economic policy.
Intellectual property -- Economic aspects.
LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
Japan -- Economic policy -- 1989-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203880293 (electronic bk.)
9780203880296 (electronic bk.)