Research report 2007 - Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law

Competition Law in Developing Countries

Drexl, Josef

Geistiges Eigentum und Wettbewerbsrecht (Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Joseph Straus)
MPI für Geistiges Eigentum, Wettbewerbs- und Steuerrecht, München

Many so-called developing countries are currently in the process of developing domestic competition laws and policies. Taking US or European law as a model often seems a promising approach. Whether, however, developing countries are in need of a “different” competition law is hardly ever considered although different economic, cultural, political and social conditions may argue for crucial modifications.

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