Protection of Intellectual Property and its Economic Aspects

Authors

  • Lenka Pelegrinová VÚB Leasing, a.s.
  • Martin Lačný University of Prešov

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.26458/jedep.v5i3.507

Keywords:

Intellectual property protection, Patent Cooperation Treaty, KOF Index of Globalization, panel data

Abstract

Intellectual property as assets in intangible form is classified in most countries under the definitions of the TRIPS Agreement and PCT according to the manner of its protection. This article presents results of an analysis of relationship between the protection of intellectual property rights at certain globalization level and verification of their influence on economic indicators in the selected countries of the research sample – 32 countries of a similar intellectual property protection system under the PCT. An examination of the level of globalization as a quantitative marker was enabled by the KOF Index of Globalization. The time and cross-sectional data enabled to test 352 objections by applying a non-parametric statistical method – panel data regression with the effect of random cross-sectional variables. The conclusions show that there is a statistically significant probability of the relation between the quantity of registered patents and the level of gross domestic product, gross domestic product per capita and adjusted net national income.

Author Biographies

Lenka Pelegrinová, VÚB Leasing, a.s.

Customer relations manager, VÚB Leasing, a.s.

Martin Lačný, University of Prešov

Faculty of Arts, Institute of Political Sciences(Senior Lecturer)

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2016-09-30

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