International Legal Research

Information about Royalties in free legal resources:

Treaties & Agreements

International Organizations

Jurisprudence $ Commentary

European Union

IP Law



In the United States

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Royalties and the Laws of International Trade


Intellectual Property and Competition Law

Royalties in International Trade

Meaning of Royalties, according to the Dictionary of International Trade (Global Negotiator): Compensation for the use of a person’s or company’s intellectual property rights based on an agreed percentage of the income arising from its use (e.g. to an author on sale of his/her book, to an inventor for the use of his/her patent, to a company for the use of its trademark, etc.).


See Also

  • Income Distribution
  • Bankruptcy
  • Inequality


See Also

Further Reading

  • Information about Royalties in the Encyclopedia of World Trade: from Ancient Times to the Present (Cynthia Clark Northrup)

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