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Korean international women’s invention explosition 2008, Seoul, Korean, May 8 – 10, 2008

This first international event for women inventors from around the world is being organized by the Korean Women Inventors Association (KWIA) with the support of a large number of institutions, including WIPO.  It should be of interest to women inventors and SMEs set up by women entrepreneurs to market their products, share information and experience, and also find good business opportunities.


Innovative Exporters and Intellectual Property Regimes in Selected Service Industries: Evidence from the Canadian Survey of Innovation 2003

Interesting report by the SMEs Division of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO):

Frances Anderson examines the relationship between IP rights and firm performance in two service industry sectors:  Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Selected Professional Scientific and Technical Services using data from the Statistics Canada’s Survey of Innovation 2003.  It shows the increasing role of services in innovation processes and argues that IP regimes influence firm competitive advantage: firm characteristics, innovative activities, firm strategy, and firm market characteristics.

Read full report here

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