Visibility of technology and cumulative innovation evidence from trade secrets laws

We use exogenous variation in the strength of trade secrets protection to show that a relative weakening of patents (compared to trade secrets) has a disproportionately negative effect on the disclosure of processes - inventions that are not otherwise visible to society. We develop a structural mode...

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Authors and Corporations: Ganglmair, Bernhard (Author), Reimers, Imke (Author)
Other Authors: Reimers, Imke (VerfasserIn)
Type of Resource: E-Book
Mannheim, Germany: ZEW - Leibniz-Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung GmbH Mannheim, 2019
Series: Discussion paper ; no. 19, 035 (08/2019)
Source:Verbunddaten SWB
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