March 2017

Market Effects of IPR Regimes

Agribusiness, Agriculture Property Rights|

In my previous posts the concept of Intellectual Property Regimes in agriculture was introduced.  In this post the general research findings about these regimes and how they affect market conditions will be presented. The empirical studies focusing on this topic use different variables to account for the effect IPR membership influences trade and market conditions. National [...]

Intellectual Property in Agriculture

Agribusiness, Agriculture Property Rights, Precision Agriculture|

Intellectual property protection laws vary between nations. Developed nations are known for rigorous intellectual property regimes, while developing nations suffer from weaker property right laws and institutions. This becomes a point of contention when evaluating the impact of IPR’s on trade as a means for technology diffusion between countries. In agriculture, the development of newer [...]