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IP Literature Watch: December 2023

December 21, 2023
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In this month’s IP Literature Watch we include a paper studying the problem of determining the optimal size and structure of royalties for a full stack of standard-essential patents; a piece investigating firms’ incentives to conceal intermediate research discoveries in innovation races; a paper drawing from insights from the upper echelons theory, agency theory, and behavioral agency theory, to show that CEO characteristics play a crucial role in allowing firms to take advantage of knowledge stock; a chapter assessing how the concept of proportionality might be applied in the context of rising concerns about the perceived undesirable outcomes of final injunctions in patent cases, especially before the newly established Unified Patent Court (UPC); an article discussing the relationship between artificial intelligence and copyright; a piece developing a North-South model of endogenous growth to examine the individual impact of patent and trade secret protections in developing countries; and a paper investigating the role of knowledge diffusion through imitation in fostering economic growth, while also considering the potential negative externalities on innovation incentives.

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