Max-Planck-Institut für Ökonomik, Jena >
Discussion Papers on Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy, MPI für Ökonomik >
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
| || |
|Title:||Intellectual property protection mechanisms in research partnerships |
|Authors:||Hertzfeld, Henry R.|
Link, Albert N.
Vonortas, Nicholas S.
|Issue Date:||2004 |
|Series/Report no.:||Papers on entrepreneurship, growth and public policy 4304|
|Abstract:||A set of U.S.-based companies is investigated regarding the effectiveness of intellectual property protection mechanisms (IPPMs) in the formation of research partnerships. Patents are the most frequently used IPPM to protect both background and foreground knowledge in partnerships. Other IPPMs are used to protect know-how, especially in the early, forming stages of a partnership. Existing IP titles are quite useful when negotiating new partnerships. IPR negotiations are reported to be more complex in horizontal partnerships and when universities are involved.|
|Subjects:||Intellectual property rights|
|Document Type:||Working Paper|
|Appears in Collections:||Discussion Papers on Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy, MPI für Ökonomik|
Download bibliographical data as:
Items in EconStor are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.