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Chapter 3 On Patent Licensing

The Economics of Innovation

ISBN: 978-0-444-53255-8, eISBN: 978-1-84950-537-6

Publication date: 26 July 2008


This chapter proposes a survey of the main results produced by the literature on licensing and some original insights, with a particular focus on globalization, North–South models of technology transfer, the issue of how the intellectual property rights influences international licensing, and asymmetric information.


Poddar, S. and Bhanu Sinha, U. (2008), "Chapter 3 On Patent Licensing", Cellini, R. and Lambertini, L. (Ed.) The Economics of Innovation (Contributions to Economic Analysis, Vol. 286), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Leeds, pp. 33-65.



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