Slavica Rocheska · Dimitar Nikoloski · Marjan Angeleski · Gjorgji Mancheski
TEM Journal 2017;6:407

Education | Technology

The innovation and proprietary knowledge nowadays represent a basis for new competitive strategies of the companies. In that regard, the patents are among the most representative indicators for their innovative activities. This paper is primarily focused on assessing the relationship between innovation and patent propensity of SMEs. More precisely, the main objective is to identify the significant factors that affect patent propensity of SMEs and to determine the implications of patents upon the SMEs innovation. In this context, the paper encompasses an analysis of several relevant factors such as: the available resources of SMEs, the strategies for development of intellectual property rights and the impact of policy measures. The empirical analysis of the patent propensity of SMEs is performed in a country specific context for Macedonia which provides a basis for proposing appropriate policy recommendations.

4th degree connections


Environmental Technology Mapping: A Study on Green Patents in Brazil
Revista de Gestão Ambiental e Sustentabilidade 2016 (https://doi.org/10.5585/geas.v5i1.369)
Currently the Brazilian patent system works as a driver for economic and sustainable development, acting as a type of inductor for innovation of environmental issues. A fact observed in the relationship between green technologies and the patent syste...

Law

1st degree connections


THE TRIPS AGREEMENT, INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND DEVELOPMENT: SOME LESSONS FROM STRENGTHENING IPR PROTECTION
BRICS Law Journal 2016 (https://doi.org/10.21684/2412-2343-2016-3-1-90-125)

The article focuses on the impact of the TRIPS Agreement provisions on further development of international technology transfer (ITT) mainly to developing countries. The authors review the critical specificity of ITT connected with the adoption of...


4th degree connections


Case Study: Indigenous Knowledge and Data Sharing
Research Ideas and Outcomes 2017 (https://doi.org/10.3897/rio.3.e21704)
The IDRC-funded project 'Empowering Indigenous Peoples and Knowledge Systems Related to Climate Change and Intellectual Property Rights' is part of the Open and Collaborative Science in Development Network (OCSDNet). The project “examiners process...

1st degree connections


Legal protection of new plant varieties in the Republic of Serbia
Ekonomika Poljoprivrede (1979) 2017 (https://doi.org/10.5937/ekoPolj1703191L)
The protection of new plant varieties as a form of intellectual property is generally accepted. It is a sui generis legal protection which, in the framework of industrial property rights, creates new, distinctive, stable and homogeneous plant varieti...

2nd degree connections


The patent activity of the Czech R
Ergo 2016 (https://doi.org/10.1515/ergo-2016-0003)
An effective knowledge transfer between research institutions and industry is a significant bottleneck in the national innovation system. CR adopted in recent years a series of systemic measures aimed to stimulate the orientation of the R&D organizat...

Copy below code to your website in order to embed a kmapper preview widget of this article.
<script id="kmapper_widget" src="https://kmapper.herokuapp.com/embed.js" doi="10-18421-TEM62-28" width="240" height="240"></script><div id="kmapper_badge"></div>