Patent protection, imitation and the mode of technology transfer

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Show simple item record Fosfuri, Andrea 2012-02-20T13:10:14Z 2012-02-20T13:10:14Z 2000-10
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2000, v. 18, nº 7, pp. 1129-1149
dc.identifier.issn 0167-7187
dc.description.abstract This paper analyzes a model in which a fir endowed with a new technology can choose between exports, licensing and direct investment as entry modes in a foreign market. I endogenize the vintage of the transferred technology and allow for imitation by the licensee. Subsidiary production and exports circumvent imitation but involve higher costs for the innovating firm The fir can strategically use the vintage of the technology to deter imitation by the licensee. As a result, transfers to affiliate might be of later vintage than technologies sold to outsiders. Through modificatio of the imitation costs, the host country’s system of patent protection influence the mode of technology transfers which in turn affects the welfare of the recipient economy.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.subject.other International technology transfers
dc.subject.other Imitation
dc.subject.other Patent protection
dc.title Patent protection, imitation and the mode of technology transfer
dc.type article
dc.description.status Publicado
dc.subject.jel O34
dc.subject.jel F23
dc.subject.jel D45
dc.subject.eciencia Empresa
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.type.version acceptedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 1129
dc.identifier.publicationissue 7
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 1149
dc.identifier.publicationtitle International Journal of Industrial Organization
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 18
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