Scientific and Technological Policy in Mexico and Intellectual Property



Before addressing the topic of scientific and technological policy in Mexico and its relation to intellectual property, it is important to review some aspects that have contributed to the establishment and evolution of what we know today as the “intellectual property system.”


Intellectual Property Capita Income Patent Application Patent Document International Patent Classification 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI)Mexico CityMexico

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