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Policy Implications of Changes in the Intellectual Property (IP) Legislative Environment and the Possible Impact Thereof on the Emerging 4th Industrial Revolu

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Policy Implications of Changes in the Intellectual Property (IP) Legislative Environment and the Possible Impact Thereof on the Emerging 4th Industrial Revolu This research report examines the policy implications of changes in the Intellectual Property (IP) legislative environment and the possible impact thereof on the emerging 4th Industrial Revolution. It reviews the current and emerging legislative environment pertaining to IP; provides a brief overview of the 4th Industrial Revolution; exposes policy implications of the current and emerging legislative environment pertaining to IP; and further addresses the policy implications, requirements and impacts of the current and emerging legislative environment for the realisation of the 4th Industrial Revolution.
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