To what extent are intellectual property rights enforced where there is infringement, and how practices differ across sector and business size?

Background

Market access barriers and non-tariff measures can appear through a variety of regulatory, legislative or procedural routes, carrying significant costs to businesses or otherwise prohibiting or restricting trade. Research in this area should aim to improve measurement of trade barriers and how they arise, what their real business impact is, and the extent of actionability.

The guiding research questions on market access and non-tariff measures to trade are:

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Source

This question was published as part of the set of ARIs in this document:

DIT Areas of research interest 2020 to 2021 GOVUK

Related UKRI funded projects


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    Funded by: ESRC

    Lead research organisation: City, University of London

    Why might this be relevant?

    The project discusses the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in the context of EU, UK, and Japan trade relations, but does not specifically address differences across sectors and business sizes.

  • Trade, Intellectual Property and Innovation: Policy Implications for the Canada-UK Relationship after Brexit.

    This project addresses the role of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) protection for international trade, innovation, and technology and knowledge diffusion in the context of Canada-UK relationships after Brexit. First, ...

    Funded by: ESRC

    Lead research organisation: National Institute of Economic & Soc Res

    Why might this be relevant?

    The project explores the role of intellectual property rights protection in the context of Canada-UK relationships after Brexit, but does not directly address enforcement practices or differences across sectors and business sizes.