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The Effect of IP Protection on Radical and Incremental Innovation


  • Andreas Panagopoulos



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  • Andreas Panagopoulos, 2011. "The Effect of IP Protection on Radical and Incremental Innovation," Journal of the Knowledge Economy, Springer;Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), vol. 2(3), pages 393-404, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:jknowl:v:2:y:2011:i:3:p:393-404
    DOI: 10.1007/s13132-011-0039-6

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    Intellectual property; Sequential innovation; Patent races; K0; O11; 034;

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    • K0 - Law and Economics - - General
    • O11 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development


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