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Patent Portfolio Management of Sequential Innovations: Theory and Empirics

Jinyoung Kim

No 1504, Discussion Paper Series from Institute of Economic Research, Korea University

Abstract: This paper develops a model for understanding a firm¡¯s decisions regarding the maintenance (renewal) and patenting of sequential innovations and studies how these decisions are affected by the model¡¯s parameters such as maintenance fees and filing fees. The model offers a discriminating testable hypothesis, predicated on the cross-price effects, to identify complementarityor substitutability across sequential innovations. Our empirical results show that higher filingfees are associated with lower probability of patent renewal, which corroborates the case of complementarity in sequential innovations.

Keywords: Renewal; Patenting; Sequential innovations; Patent portfolio; Patent maintenance fees; Application filing fees (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O32 O34 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
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