Patents and Licensing As Metrics Of Technology Transfer: An Example From Clean Technology

by Mark V. Muller and Annemarie Meike

Mark V. Muller

Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A., Shareholder San Antonio, TX, USA

Annemarie Meike

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Business Development Executive Livermore, CA, USA

Surely developing countries are called such because they are evolving and developing infrastructure. One would imagine that taking on a patent prosecution and protection infrastructure, which is required for a licensee and licensor to believe there is value in licensing, would be one of the longer-term, lower-priority issues for a developing country. Are patented technologies making a difference in the third world in any respect? Again, they are likely not.

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