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Software patent

Known as: Patents for computer-related inventions, Patentability of computer-related inventions, Patentability of computer software 
A suggested definition of software patent has been proposed by the Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII) as being a "patent on any… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
To what extent are firms kept out of a market by patents covering related technologies? Do patents held by potential entrants… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This paper explores the dynamics of the transfer of U.S. patents and the significance of the initial missallocation of patent… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Abstract Against the background of the patent upsurge, we first analyse the role of patenting and alternative instruments to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
This paper provides the first look at patent litigation hazards for public firms during the 80s and 90s. Consistent with our… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
This article develops a framework to analyze the incentives to form a patent pool or engage in cross-licensing arrangements in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
U.S. patent reform over the past two decades has strengthened the legal enforcement of patent rights and has extended protection… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The paper builds a tractable model of a patent pool, an agreement among patent owners to license a set of their patents to one… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
It is common to assert that the Patent and Trademark Office does a bad job of examining patents, and that it should spend more… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The public nature of science may lead to the simplistic conclusion that firms can at no cost avail of the scientific knowledge… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
It is known that innovations in the market value of manufacturing firms and their RhD expenditures are related (Pakes (1985) and… Expand
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