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Title: Neither at the cutting edge nor in a patent-friendly environment: Appropriating the returns from innovation in a less developed economy
Authors: BARROS, Henrique M.
Issue Date: 5-Jan-2021
Abstract: Despiteincreasedfocusonunderstandinghowfirmsappropriatethereturnsfrominnovation,ourknowledgeregardingfirms'behaviourinlessdevelopedeconomies(LDEs)isstillscant.Thispaperprovidesanuancedviewastohowfirmsthatarenotatthetechnologicalfrontierattempttocapturevaluewhentheyencounterfragilepatentingconditions.IanalyseauniquedatasetoninnovativeactivitiesinBrazil.Myfindingsrevealtheeffects(ifany)ofanumberoffactorsontheuseofawiderangeofappropriabilitymechanisms.Thesefactorsincludemeasuresofknowledgeintensity,noveltyofproductsandprocesses,firmsize,degreeofcompetition,innovationcooperation,governmentsupportforinnovation,andtypeofownership.Inaddition,myempiricalexerciseprovidesevidenceoftheextenttowhichfirmsinanLDEadoptdifferentappropriabilitymechanismsinpairs.Overall,thispaperindicatesthatevenintheabsenceofaneffectivepatentsystem,firmsdousepatents.However,thereareotherpatternsofappropriabilityinwhichfirmsusedesign(beingregisteredornotregisteredaccordingly),lead-timeortrademarksinassociationwithothermeansofappropriatio
Keywords: Appropriability
Less developed economy
Patents
Design
Trademarks
First-mover
Journal: RESEARCH POLICY
ISSN: 0048-7333
Citation: BARROS, H. M. Neither at the cutting edge nor in a patent-friendly environment: appropriating the returns from innovation in a less developed economy. RESEARCH POLICY, v. 50, n. 1, p. 1-14, 2021.
Access Type: Acesso Aberto
DOI: 10.1016/j.respol.2020.104097
URI: https://repositorio.fei.edu.br/handle/FEI/3360
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