Cournot Competition in a Multiproduct Duopoly: Specialization through Licensing
In a duopoly where both firms produce substitutes, we show that under process innovation, specialization is the equilibrium attained with cross-licensing. Each firm produces only the good for which it has an advantage, and social welfare may improve. Patent pool extension confirms the results.
Volume (Year): 5 (2006)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
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