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Patent Disclosure in Standard Setting


Bernhard Ganglmair


University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics

Emanuele Tarantino


University of Bologna - Department of Economics; Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC)

October 2011

NET Institute Working Paper No. 11-15

Abstract:     
We present a model of industry standard setting with two-sided asymmetric information about the existence of intellectual property. We provide an equilibrium analysis of (a) firms' incentives to communicate ideas for improvements of an industry standard, and (b) firms' decisions to disclose the existence of intellectual property to other participants of the standardization process.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 48

Keywords: patent holdup, patent disclosure, standard setting organizations, industry standards, disclosure rules, conversation, asymmetric information, Bertrand competition

JEL Classification: D71, L15, O34

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Date posted: November 24, 2011  

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Ganglmair, Bernhard and Tarantino, Emanuele, Patent Disclosure in Standard Setting (October 2011). NET Institute Working Paper No. 11-15. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1957991 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1957991

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Bernhard Ganglmair (Contact Author)
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics ( email )
800 W Campbell Rd (SM31)
Richardson, TX 75080
United States
HOME PAGE: http://www.utdallas.edu/~ganglmair
Emanuele Tarantino
University of Bologna - Department of Economics ( email )
Piazza Scaravilli, 1
Bologna, Bo 40126
Italy
+39 051 20 98885 (Phone)
HOME PAGE: http://https://sites.google.com/site/etarantino/
Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC) ( email )
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Tilburg, 5000 LE
Netherlands
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