Vertical integration and the licensing of innovation with a fixed fee or a royalty

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Lemarié, S.;
(2005)
  • Subject: LICENSING; INNOVATION; VERTICAL INTEGRATION
    • jel: jel:D45 | jel:L22 | jel:L42 | jel:O32 | jel:O31

In this paper, we analyse a situation where a patent holder is considered as an upstream firm that can license its innovation to some downstream companies that compete on a final market with differentiated products. Licensing contract may be based either on a royalty or... View more
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