Frederico Etro1
Stéphane Caprice1
Yann Ménière1
1Frederico Etro
1Stéphane Caprice
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This paper explores empirically the interplay between patent pooling and litigations using data on 1,564 United States patents belonging to eight different pools and to a control database with patents having the same characteristics. We investigate two main questions. We first assess whether the entry in a pool fosters the patents' enforcement. Our analysis(More)
This article analyzes the relationship between private and social value of patents, comparing discrete and cumulative innovation. Indicators of the social value of patents are known to be less correlated with measures of private value in technological fields where innovation is more cumulative. We test whether this is because the link between private and(More)
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