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We examine whether open source software (OSS) patent pools contributed by large software incumbents influence new OSS product entry by start-up software firms. In particular, we analyze the impact of a major OSS patent pool—the Patent Commons—established by IBM in 2005. We find that increases in the size of the OSS patent pool related to a software segment(More)
We examine whether the introduction of a patent commons, a special type of royalty free patent pool available to the open source software (OSS) community influences new OSS product entry by start-up software firms. In particular, we analyze the impact of The Commons—established by Open Source Development Labs and IBM in 2005. We find that increases in the(More)
UNLABELLED Chromosomal aberrations and multiple genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have established a major hematopoietic quantitative trait locus in chromosome 6q23.3. The locus comprises an active enhancer region, in which some of the associated SNPs alter transcription factor binding. We now identify miR-3662 as a new functional driver contributing(More)
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