Free-Riding on the Repute of Trade Marks – Does Protection Generate Innovation?
10 Pages Posted: 14 Aug 2018
Date Written: September 14, 2017
This paper looks into the relation between trade marks and innovation. It distinguishes trade marks from other IP rights and explains why and in which respects trade marks foster innovation.
Keywords: Trademark, Innovation, EU Law
JEL Classification: K11, K29
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