Patent Club Convergence Among Nations

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The article provides an analysis of patent club convergence among countries. Topics include a positive theoretical framework based on endogenous growth theory and convergence analysis, analyses of 66 innovating countries at two different points during the 1996-2011 time period, and the need for additional corroborating research intended to explain remaining discrepancies regarding shifts and reversals in rates of regional convergence.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)297-334
Number of pages38
JournalMarquette Intellectual Property Law Review
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2014


  • Patents
  • Intellectual property
  • International law
  • Patent law
  • Economic convergence
  • Research


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