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Secrecy versus patenting

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  • Klaus Kultti
  • Tuomas Takalo
  • Juuso Toikka

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  • Klaus Kultti & Tuomas Takalo & Juuso Toikka, 2007. "Secrecy versus patenting," RAND Journal of Economics, RAND Corporation, vol. 38(1), pages 22-42, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:randje:v:38:y:2007:i:1:p:22-42
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