Patent protection and innovation in a vertical structure
We show a new way through which patent protection affects innovation. We show that patent protection may reduce the final goods producers' incentives for innovation in industries with imperfectly competitive input markets. The input market structure may play an important role in this respect.
Volume (Year): 32 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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