Based on expert interviews and a large-scale survey, Dominic de Vries provides one of the first in-depth empirical studies into how patents contribute to companiesa access to external financial sources. He identifies and analyses the actual extent and influence factors of financial patent utilization across company size clusters and patent-intensive industry sectors in Germany.It is beyond question that some patents are of high monetary value and externally exploitable. ... Exploratory company interviews and pre-tests have shown that it is usually difficult for respondents to specify the value of their patent portfolio andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Leveraging Patents Financially|
|Author||:||Dominic de Vries|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-02-02|