ttools (A): The Value of a Patent to the Entrepreneur

Kellogg School of Management Cases

ISSN: 2474-6568

Publication date: 20 January 2017


To provide students with an understanding of how utility and design patents may be used by resource-poor entrepreneurs and inventors for building and maintaining a first-mover advantage.



Conley, J., Qu, F., Nudd, G. and Marcus, J. (2017), "ttools (A): The Value of a Patent to the Entrepreneur", Kellogg School of Management Cases.

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