An examination of patent statistics in Guyana, 1903–1980

  • Frank Long
  • Gillian Pollard
Development Research


Comparative International Development Innovative Activity Patent Activity Patent System Patent Register 
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© Springer 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Long
    • 1
  • Gillian Pollard
    • 2
  1. 1.Yale UniversityUSA
  2. 2.GeorgetownGuyana

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