assesses business strategies and the enabling environment.
USAID/AMIR and the International Intellectual Property Institute co-sponsor this
report with funding assistance from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of
America and with assistance from the Jordanian Association of Manufacturers of
Pharmaceuticals and Medical Appliances, the Jordan Intellectual Property Association,
and the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Professor Michael P. Ryan,
PhD, principal investigator, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and
consultant to the International Intellectual Property Institute and USAID/AMIR, and
Jillian Shanebrook, MA, MA, project investigator and consultant to the International
Intellectual Property Institute, conducted research during 2004 regarding pharmaceutical
and bio-medical technological capabilities, industry competition dynamics, and the
institutional, legal, and policy enabling environments in Jordan.