Ralph A. Heidl

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A large and growing body of empirical research shows that social relationships and the networks these relationships constitute are influential in explaining the processes of knowledge creation, diffusion, absorption, and use. The authors refer to such networks as " knowledge networks. " They advance an understanding of knowledge networks at multiple levels(More)
Expansive patent portfolios may be used by firms to fence off technological space for commercial-ization, impede the commercialization efforts of competitors, and enhance bargaining power in cross-licensing negotiations. Low quality patents with claims that overlap those of other patents contribute to these portfolios and patent strategies. By failing to(More)
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