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Part II Economic Regulation by Home and Host Countries, 11 Technology Transfer

From: Multinational Enterprises & the Law (2nd Edition)

Peter T Muchlinski

From: Investment Claims (http://oxia.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved. date: 21 March 2023

Competition — Development — Intellectual property — Foreign Direct Investment
The previous chapter considered competition issues in general. This chapter will continue the theme of competition and competitiveness by considering what is, perhaps, the most pressing issue in this regard for developing countries, namely, their ability to access, and to benefit from, the transfer of technology. This is an area in which a significant conflict between competing regulatory models has occurred. Specifically, the technology owning and exporting developed countries have favoured a market based model of transfer, arguing that this will offer the best...
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