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Patent cross-licensing, the influence of IP interdependency and the moderating effect of firm size


  • Florian Köhler



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  • Florian Köhler, 2011. "Patent cross-licensing, the influence of IP interdependency and the moderating effect of firm size," The Journal of Technology Transfer, Springer, vol. 36(4), pages 448-467, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jtecht:v:36:y:2011:i:4:p:448-467
    DOI: 10.1007/s10961-010-9160-0

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    Technology licensing; Cross-licensing; Small and medium enterprises; L24; 034;

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    • L24 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Contracting Out; Joint Ventures


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