Legal Challenges of Adopting Open Innovation Procedure as a Business Model for Companies Emphasizing the Role of Policy Making in Iran

Document Type : Original Article


1 Professor, Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of Tehran

2 LL. M., Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of Tehran


The current practice in the research and development of many large and industrial companies in the world is moving towards the assumption that the gained ideas with a high rate value should be shared with others. This approach, contrary to the usual procedure in the intellectual property rights system (which seeks to exclude others from the use of proprietary intellectual property), seems to support the free flow of ideas and knowledge beyond the internal levels of companies. In order to achieve this goal; At the end of this study, considering the various challenges faced by activists in the field of open innovation in the current Iranian market, solutions have been proposed to amend and supplement the legal texts, which we hope will facilitate participation in the latest activities.


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