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Competition versus Dominance in the European Pharmaceutical Industry: Are the Patent Rights too Strong?

Author: Mgr. Eva Polanská
Year: 2008 - summer
Leaders: prof. PhDr. Petr Teplý Ph.D.
Work type: Finance, Financial Markets and Banking
Language: Czech
Pages: 80
Awards and prizes: M.A. with distinction from the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences for an extraordinarily good masters diploma thesis.
Abstract: The thesis is deals with the position of companies operating in the European pharmaceutical industry. Pharmaceutical industry belongs to traditionally highly innovative sectors whose investments into R&D largely outperform other industries on the European as well as on the global scale. A high number of patents is awarded in this branch. The companies get into strong position thanks to them.
The key issue which the paper is devoted to is a detailed analysis whether and how the strong legal position is reflected on the economic level.
Downloadable: Diploma Thesis of Polanská




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