Intellectual Property Rights and Foreign Direct Investment Agreements

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Abstract

This paper critically examines provisions of intellectual property on multilateral and bilateral foreign investment treaties and the impact of intellectual property rights on the Determination of types of foreign direct investment in the 21st century. It looks at China and India in particular, as countries that are attracting foreign direct investment much more than any other developing countries. It further comparatively and critically analyses current trends in foreign investment, current priority sectors of foreign investment and the effect and impact of intellectual property right protection on the determination of types and sectors for foreign investment.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntellectual Property Governance for the 21st Century: Global Evolution
EditorsMark Perry
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
Pages225-242
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - May 2016

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