Patent licensing with spillovers

Reiko Aoki, Yair Tauman

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We study the effect of spillover on extent of licensing of a process innovation. With spillover, increasing the number of licenses makes non-licensees more efficient in addition to increasing competition among licensees. Despite these effects, a patentee of a significant innovation will sell more licenses when there is spillover.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)125-130
Number of pages6
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics


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