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Do patents slow down technological progress?: Real options in research, patenting, and market introduction

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  • Kanniainen, Vesa

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  • Takalo, Tuomas & Kanniainen, Vesa, 2000. "Do patents slow down technological progress?: Real options in research, patenting, and market introduction," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 18(7), pages 1105-1127, October.
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