Patent Licensing in a Mixed Oligopoly with a Foreign Firm
AbstractThis paper investigates optimal licensing in a mixed oligopoly with a foreign firm. It is the first to compare licensing by means of a fixed fee and by means of a royalty when the innovator is a public firm. In contrast to a private oligopoly, we show that license via a fixed fee is superior to license via a royalty for the innovator.
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Volume (Year): 32 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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Mixed Oligopoly; Licensing; Royalty;
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