Screening vs. signaling in technology licensing
AbstractA patent holder owning a two-period lasting innovation is unable to push it into the market, so it is licensed to a downstream user with production capabilities to market it. The production cost of this firm can be low or high, but the patent holder has only a prior on this fact
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Licensing; asymmetric information; screening; signaling;
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- NEP-IPR-2010-04-24 (Intellectual Property Rights)
- NEP-TID-2010-04-24 (Technology & Industrial Dynamics)
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