Sharing patents with competitors may encourage innovation as probability for market success increases, study suggests

According to a recent study by a University at Buffalo economist, firms that make a previously patented innovation accessible to competitors increase overall likelihood of improving upon that breakthrough while also raising profits for the original innovator and market welfare. Further, the practice of free-licensing may correspond to an evolutionary step in the study of patents and their effects on innovation.

Sharing patents with competitors may encourage innovation as probability for market success increases, study suggests

(PhysOrg.com) -- Firms that make a previously patented innovation accessible to competitors increase overall likelihood of improving upon that breakthrough while also raising profits for the ...

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Sharing patents with competitors may encourage innovation, UB study suggests

Firms that make a previously patented innovation accessible to competitors increase overall likelihood of improving upon that breakthrough while also raising profits for the original innovator ...

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Study: Sharing patents with competitors may encourage innovation

According to a recent study by a University at Buffalo economist, firms that make a previously patented innovation accessible to competitors increase overall likelihood of improving upon that ...

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