IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/ids/ijbsre/v5y2011i6p546-563.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Strategic and operational patent management in the case of intensive licensing: how to deal with the organisational questions

Author

Listed:
  • Cécile Ayerbe
  • Liliana Mitkova

Abstract

The research dedicated to patent management recognises that strategic and organisational issues are closely linked. The aim of this research is, therefore, precisely to explain the organisational arrangements in the different phases of patent management as part of an external exploitation strategy via an active licensing policy. Insofar, it aims at focusing on the management of patent within an open system perspective which recognises the importance of external transfer and acquisition of patent rights. It is based on an analysis of the Thomson case, a first-rate French applicant in the field of consumer electronics and digital technologies. Thomson not only follows intensive licensing activities of internally developed, but also acquired patent rights. From that point of view, this case is particularly relevant to analyse how a firm arranges its organisational structure while considering the management of its patent portfolio within an open system approach.

Suggested Citation

  • Cécile Ayerbe & Liliana Mitkova, 2011. "Strategic and operational patent management in the case of intensive licensing: how to deal with the organisational questions," International Journal of Business and Systems Research, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 5(6), pages 546-563.
  • Handle: RePEc:ids:ijbsre:v:5:y:2011:i:6:p:546-563
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.inderscience.com/link.php?id=43159
    Download Restriction: Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to search for a different version of it.

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ids:ijbsre:v:5:y:2011:i:6:p:546-563. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Darren Simpson). General contact details of provider: http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalID=206 .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.