Timothy Simcoe

Boston University - Questrom School of Business

Associate Professor of Strategy & Innovation

595 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA MA 02215

United States

NBER

Faculty Research Fellow

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

How Essential are Standard-Essential Patents?

Stanford Public Law Working Paper, 104 Cornell Law Review 607 (2019)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2020
Mark A. Lemley and Timothy Simcoe
Stanford Law School and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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CEO Over-Confidence and Innovation

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 May 2010
Timothy Simcoe and Alberto Galasso
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 480 (64,402)

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Innovation, R&D, CEO Overconfidence Managerial biases

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Standard Setting Committees: Consensus Governance for Shared Technology Platforms

American Economic Review, 102(1): 305–336, February 2012
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 May 2006 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Timothy Simcoe
Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 442 (71,199)
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Standards, Compatibility, Comittee, Internet

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Patents and the Performance of Voluntary Standard Setting Organizations

NET Institute Working Paper No. 05-22
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Nov 2005
Marc Rysman and Timothy Simcoe
Boston University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 369 (88,032)
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Patents, Performance, Technical Standards, Voluntary Standard-Setting Organizations

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Final Report of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology Patent Damages Workshop

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Vol. 25(1), pp. 115-142 (2017). , UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2823658
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2018
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 270 (123,860)

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Patents, Damages, Conjoint Analysis, Reasonable Royalty, Patent Case Management, Expert Witnesses

Government Green Procurement Spillovers: Evidence from Municipal Building Policies in California

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 13-030
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Timothy Simcoe and Michael W. Toffel
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Harvard Business School
Downloads 227 (147,115)
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Public procurement, green building, quality certification, environmental policy

Public Procurement and the Private Supply of Green Buildings

NBER Working Paper No. w18385
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Timothy Simcoe and Michael W. Toffel
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Harvard Business School
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Information Technology, Productivity and Asset Ownership: Evidence from Taxicab Fleets

NET Institute Working Paper No. 06-28
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 16 May 2014
Evan Rawley and Timothy Simcoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Asset ownership, information technology, productivity

Information Technology, Productivity and Asset Ownership: Evidence from Taxicab Fleets

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 09-39
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2012
Evan Rawley and Timothy Simcoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 60 (393,570)
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asset ownership, productivity, information technology

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Choosing the Rules for Consensus Standardization

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 May 2009 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2013
Joseph Farrell and Timothy Simcoe
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 178 (184,650)
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Consensus, Standards, Compatibility, Innovation

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Disease Management

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 May 2006
Paul J. Gertler and Timothy Simcoe
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 147 (217,128)
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Disease Management, Self Control, Diabetes, Preventive Medicine

Related Diversification and Outsourcing in the Taxicab Industry

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2012
Evan Rawley and Timothy Simcoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 137 (230,365)
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Diversification, Outsourcing, Vertical Integration

Related Diversification and Outsourcing in the Taxicab Industry

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-08-10 (revised April, 2009)
Posted: 12 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2012
Evan Rawley and Timothy Simcoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business

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Identifying the Age Profile of Patent Citations

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Mar 2006
Aditi Mehta, Marc Rysman and Timothy Simcoe
Boston University, Boston University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 136 (231,102)
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patent citations, age profile, lag distribution, grant lag

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Downloads 132 (236,679)
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Patent Examiner Specialization

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2017
Cesare Righi and Timothy Simcoe
Boston University - School of Law - Technology & Policy Research Initiative and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 128 (243,200)

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Patent, specialization, examination, agglomeration

Patent Examiner Specialization

NBER Working Paper No. w23913
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Cesare Righi and Timothy Simcoe
Boston University - School of Law - Technology & Policy Research Initiative and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 4 (708,086)
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Explaining the Increase in Intellectual Property Disclosure

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 May 2009
Timothy Simcoe
Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 130 (239,432)
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Standards, Compatibility

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Comments of Law and Business Scholars Submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Regarding a Proposed Update to the Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 182, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 357
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2017
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - College of Law, Santa Clara University - School of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Stanford Law School, University of Illinois at Chicago John Marshall Law School, Santa Clara University School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Emory University School of Law and Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law
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DOJ, FTC, Antitrust, Guidelines, Licensing, FRAND

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Tying and Exclusion in FRAND Licensing: Evaluating Qualcomm

Antitrust Source, Forthcoming, Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 3523797
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 May 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Timothy Simcoe
University of Southern California School of Law and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 121 (252,809)

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FRAND, RAND, standards, standard-setting, licensing, antitrust, tying, exclusive dealing

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Tax Credits and Small Firm R&D Spending

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Ajay K. Agrawal, Carlos Rosell and Timothy Simcoe
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Department of Finance, Canada and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 111 (268,962)

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Research, Development, Tax Credit, Adjustment Costs

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A NAASTy Alternative to RAND Pricing Commitments

Telecommunications Policy, 35(11): 1010–1017, December 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 25 May 2014
Marc Rysman and Timothy Simcoe
Boston University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 98 (292,866)

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Standards, compatibility, patents, licensing, FRAND, hold-up

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Patent Policy and American Innovation after eBay: An Empirical Examination

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Filippo Mezzanotti and Timothy Simcoe
Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 89 (311,370)

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Patent, injunction

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Diversification, Vertical Contracting and Diseconomies of Scope: Evidence from the Taxicab Industry

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Feb 2010
Evan Rawley and Timothy Simcoe
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 88 (313,654)
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Diversification, diseconomies of scope, adaptation, outsourcing, asset ownership.

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Forking, Fragmentation and Splintering

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 2862234
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2019
Timothy Simcoe and Jeremy Watson
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 83 (325,127)
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Forking, fragmentation, splintering, standards, platforms

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CEO Overconfidence and Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w16041
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Alberto Galasso and Timothy Simcoe
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 82 (327,577)
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Disclosure Rules and Declared Essential Patents

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Jul 2017
Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa, Boston University - School of Law - Technology & Policy Research Initiative and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Standards, Compatibility, Patents, Licensing, FRAND

Disclosure Rules and Declared Essential Patents

NBER Working Paper No. w23627
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa, Boston University - School of Law - Technology & Policy Research Initiative and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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What's in a (Missing) Name? Status and Signaling in Open Standards Development

NET Institute Working Paper No. 08-31
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Oct 2008
Timothy Simcoe, David Waguespack and Lee Fleming
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, University of Maryland and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 71 (355,715)

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Upstream, Downstream: Diffusion and Impacts of the Universal Product Code

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 01 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2020
Emek Basker and Timothy Simcoe
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 52 (422,014)

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Universal Product Code, Barcode, Supply Chain, Network Effects, Trademarks

Upstream, Downstream: Diffusion and Impacts of the Universal Product Code

NBER Working Paper No. w24040
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Nov 2017
Emek Basker and Timothy Simcoe
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 8 (676,134)

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Competing on Standards? Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property and the Platform Paradox

NBER Working Paper No. w13632
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Tax Credits and Small Firm R&D Spending

NBER Working Paper No. w20615
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Ajay K. Agrawal, Carlos Rosell and Timothy Simcoe
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Department of Finance, Canada and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 26 (530,440)
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Effects of Content Sourcing Strategy on Online News Subscription

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2020
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 24 (542,414)

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Online Newspapers, Content Sourcing Strategy, Paywall, Willingness to Pay, Endogenous Switching

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Patenting Inventions or Inventing Patents? Strategic Use of Continuations at The USPTO

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2020
Cesare Righi and Timothy Simcoe
Boston University - School of Law - Technology & Policy Research Initiative and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 13 (613,597)

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patents, standards, standard essential patents, continuations

Learning When to Quit: An Empirical Model of Experimentation

NBER Working Paper No. w24358
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 28 Feb 2018
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Junior Research Group Competition and Innovation, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and University of Mannheim - Department of Economics
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Learning When to Quit: An Empirical Model of Experimentation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12733
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 26 Feb 2018
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Junior Research Group Competition and Innovation, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and University of Mannheim - Department of Economics
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dynamic discrete choice, Experimentation, learning, Standardization

Competing on Standards? Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, and Platform Technologies

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 775-816, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Downloads 3 (717,328)
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Competing on Standards? Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property and Platform Technologies

Posted: 08 Jul 2009
Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Compatibility, Standards, Patents, Litigation, Platform