From discovery to commercialization: accretive intellectual property strategies among small, knowledge-based firms

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Albert N. Link, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: This paper explores the use of publications and patents and their covariates among small, knowledge-based firms pursuing technology commercialization. It does so through an empirical examination of 1180 small firms’ R&D projects, all of which were funded through Phase II U.S. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) awards. As such, the paper responds to recent calls to investigate not only how small, knowledge-based firms utilize specific IP strategies but also how accretive logic specifically differs from competitive publishing and patenting logic.

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Small Business Economics (2021).
Language: English
Date: 2021
patents, publications, intellectual property, R&D, strategy

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