The historical market for technology licenses : chemicals , pharmaceuticals , and electrical engineering in imperial Germany

@inproceedings{Lbbers2009TheHM,
  title={The historical market for technology licenses : chemicals , pharmaceuticals , and electrical engineering in imperial Germany},
  author={Carsten Burhop Thorsten L{\"u}bbers},
  year={2009}
}
  • Carsten Burhop Thorsten Lübbers
  • Published 2009
We investigate a sample of 180 technology licensing contracts closed by German chemical, pharmaceutical, and electrical engineering companies between 1880 and 1913. A regression analysis shows that licensing contracts closed before a patent was granted and contracts closed between firms and individual inventors had a higher probability of including a profit… CONTINUE READING