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Publication Date

Winter 2021


Charles Weber

Course Title

Strategic Management of Technology

Course Number

ETM 526/626


Technological innovations -- Mexico -- Management, Competition -- Mexico, Mexican Institute of Intellectual Property, Patents and government-developed inventions -- Mexico, Technology transfer


This paper reviewed the existing literature regarding competitiveness in the technological innovation sector in Mexico. The gaps in the literature were found, and, later, these gaps aided the guidelines of this research. This paper is organized as follows. Section 2 provides a comprehensive literature review in the Mexican context and international context. Section 3 describes aspects of competitiveness in Mexico and the role of R&D organizations and universities related to patent activity. Section 4 covers how the patenting system works in Mexico and provides a description of the Mexican patent system. Section 5 explains the methodology used for this research. Data were obtained from the Mexican Institute of Intellectual Property. Section 6 presents the results obtained after processing data though SPSS software version 21. The paper ends with conclusion and recommendations to improve the current situation of patents in Mexico.


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