IP Value Capture: Fostering trade by capturing the value of creative industries in developing countries

Barbados - 28 September 2018

Trade topics: Intellectual Property, Trade and Development

The paper explores growth opportunities for developing countries by adding value through the use of IP. Through IP, developing countries can expand their participation in global value chains and reduces their dependence on traditional low value-added commodity agriculture, mineral, and services exports. This paper specifically examines the contribution of IP to the development of creative industries.