Intellectual property disclosure as ‘threat’

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Baker, Scott; Leech, Pak Yee; Mezzetti, Claudio;
(2008)
  • Publisher: University of Warwick, Department of Economics
  • Subject: K1 | HD
    acm: ComputingMilieux_LEGALASPECTSOFCOMPUTING

This paper models the disclosure of knowledge via licensing to outsiders or fringe firms as a threat, useful in ensuring firms keep their commitments. We show that firms holding intellectual property are better able to enforce agreements than firms that don't. In market... View more
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