Dietmar Harhoff

Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

Director

Marstallplatz 1

Munich, 80539

Germany

http://www.ip.mpg.de

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Honorary Professor

Munich, 80539

Germany

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

77 Bastwick Street

London, EC1V 3PZ

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

40

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

To Be Financed or Not… - The Role of Patents for Venture Capital-Financing

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 09-003
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2013
Carolin Häussler, Dietmar Harhoff and Elisabeth Mueller
University of Passau, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and German Graduate School of Management and Law
Downloads 603 (21,631)
Citation 10

Abstract:

signaling, certification, liabilities of newness, venture capital, patent system, biotechnology

Venture Capitalists' Evaluations of Start-Up Teams: Trade-Offs, Knock-Out Criteria, and the Impact of VC Experience

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Feb 2007
Vienna University of Economics and Business, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and TUM School of Management - Technische Universität München (TUM)
Downloads 522 (39,999)
Citation 6

Abstract:

venture teams, conjoint analysis, team characteristics

Venture Capitalists' Evaluations of Start-Up Teams: Trade-Offs, Knock-Out Criteria, and the Impact of VC Experience

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 32, Issue 3, pp. 459-483, May 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Apr 2008
Vienna University of Economics and Business, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and TUM School of Management - Technische Universität München (TUM)
Downloads 1 (549,659)
Citation 6

Abstract:

3.

The Effects of Entrepreneurship Education

GESY Discussion Paper No. 269
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Aug 2009
Richard Weber, Georg von Graevenitz and Dietmar Harhoff
LMU Entrepreneurship Center, Queen Mary, School of Business and Management and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 310 (68,444)
Citation 7

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship education, Bayes’ Rule, learning, signals

4.

Profiting from Voluntary Information Spillovers: How Users Benefit by Freely Revealing Their Innovations

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4749-09
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Dietmar Harhoff, Joachim Henkel and Eric A. von Hippel
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, TUM School of Management - Technische Universität München (TUM) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 287 (71,291)
Citation 73

Abstract:

innovation, spillovers, diffusion, lead users

5.

Great Data, Nice Tale, But What's the Message? The OHIM/EPO Study on the Economic Relevance of IP-Intensive Industries in the EU

IIC: international review of intellectual property and competition law,Vol. 45.2014, Issue 6, pp 617-620, Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Discussion Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
Annette Kur and Dietmar Harhoff
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 235 (90,670)

Abstract:

IP-intensive industries; IP and economics; OHIM/EPO Study; European Observatory; IP enforcement.

Invalid But Infringed? An Analysis of Germany's Bifurcated Patent Litigation System

Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 14-14
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Oct 2014
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
Downloads 193 (123,945)

Abstract:

Litigation, innovation, patents, bifurcation, Germany

Invalid but Infringed? An Analysis of Germany's Bifurcated Patent Litigation System

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 14-072
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Oct 2014
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
Downloads 10 (496,947)

Abstract:

litigation, innovation, patents, bifurcation, Germany

7.

Separating Patent Wheat from Chaff: Would the U.S. Benefit from Adopting a Patent Post-Grant Review?

Research Policy 43 (2014), pp. 1649-1659, DOI:10.1016/j.respol.2014.07.002.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Stuart J.H. Graham and Dietmar Harhoff
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 197 (107,499)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Patents; Litigation; Innovation policy; Comparative institutional analysis

8.

Research, Innovation and Technological Performance in Germany

EFI Report
Number of pages: 117 Posted: 03 Sep 2008
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) - Social Science Research Center Berlin, Karlsruhe University - KIT, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS), Maastricht University - Department of Economics, Fraunhofer Institut für Systemtechnik und Innovationsforschung and Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin)
Downloads 168 (136,622)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Public policy, Research, Innovation

9.

Conflict Resolution, Public Goods and Patent Thickets

ESMT Working Paper No. 12-04 (R1)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 21 May 2013
Dietmar Harhoff, Georg von Graevenitz and Stefan Wagner
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Queen Mary, School of Business and Management and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 135 (169,504)

Abstract:

intellectual property, opposition, patent litigation, patent thickets, patents, post-grant review

10.

The Role of Patents for VC Financing

Babson College, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2008, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Mar 2009
Carolin Häussler, Dietmar Harhoff and Elisabeth Mueller
University of Passau, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and German Graduate School of Management and Law
Downloads 126 (164,744)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship

11.

Research, Innovation and Technological Performance in Germany (Report 2009)

EFI Report 2009
Number of pages: 140 Posted: 07 Jul 2009
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) - Social Science Research Center Berlin, Karlsruhe University - KIT, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS), Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin), Fraunhofer Institut für Systemtechnik und Innovationsforschung, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 124 (172,544)

Abstract:

Public policy, Research, Innovation

12.

The Impacts of Feed-In Tariffs on Innovation: Empirical Evidence from Germany

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4680
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Apr 2014
University of Oldenburg, Chair of Innovation Economics, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Oldenburg
Downloads 102 (151,136)

Abstract:

renewable energy promotion, feed-in tariffs, innovation, negative binomial regression

13.

Post-Issue Patent "Quality Control": A Comparative Study of Us Patent Re-Examinations and European Patent Oppositions

NBER Working Paper No. w8807
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Feb 2002
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, University of California at Berkeley, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 101 (202,220)
Citation 24

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14.
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The Economics of Replication

Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 17-03
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Jan 2017
European Commission, Joint Research Center, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Downloads 87 (234,143)

Abstract:

Replication, economics of science, science policy, economic methodology

The Economics of Replication

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1640
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Feb 2017
European Commission, Joint Research Center, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Downloads 7 (513,249)

Abstract:

Replication, economics of science, science policy, economic methodology

The Economics of Replication

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10533
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Feb 2017
European Commission, Joint Research Center, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Downloads 4 (528,547)

Abstract:

replication, economics of science, science policy, economic methodology

15.

Research, Innovation and Technological Performance in Germany (Report 2010)

EFI Report, 2010
Number of pages: 160 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) - Social Science Research Center Berlin, University of Hohenheim, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) and BETA - University of Strasbourg
Downloads 75 (235,602)

Abstract:

Public Policy, Research, Innovation

16.

How to Measure Patent Thickets: A Novel Approach

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Jul 2009
Georg von Graevenitz, Stefan Wagner and Dietmar Harhoff
Queen Mary, School of Business and Management, ESMT European School of Management and Technology and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 75 (230,642)
Citation 4

Abstract:

patenting, patent thickets, patent portfolio races, complexity

17.
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Citation 3

Recent Research on the Economics of Patents

NBER Working Paper No. w17773
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Jan 2012
Bronwyn H. Hall and Dietmar Harhoff
University of California at Berkeley and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 67 (273,835)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Recent Research on the Economics of Patents

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 4, pp. 541-565, 2012
Posted: 01 Sep 2012
Bronwyn H. Hall and Dietmar Harhoff
University of California at Berkeley and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

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18.

Prospects for Improving U.S. Patent Quality Via Post-Grant Opposition

NBER Working Paper No. w9731
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 May 2003
University of California at Berkeley, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 52 (307,032)
Citation 18

Abstract:

Languages, Fees and the International Scope of Patenting

Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 15-04
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 May 2015 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2015
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management
Downloads 46 (329,804)
Citation 5

Abstract:

patents, patent fees, patent validation, renewal fees, translation costs

Languages, Fees and the International Scope of Patenting

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7241
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School
Downloads 1 (549,659)
Citation 5

Abstract:

patent fees, patent validation, patents, renewal fees, translation costs

20.

Determinants of Opposition Against EPO Patent Grants - The Case of Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3645
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Dec 2002
Dietmar Harhoff and Markus G. Reitzig
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Vienna
Downloads 42 (336,226)
Citation 37

Abstract:

Patents, litigation, intellectual property rights, European Patent Office

21.

Research, Innovation and Technological Performance in Germany (Report 2011)

Number of pages: 192 Posted: 09 Mar 2011
Technische Universität München - Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) - Social Science Research Center Berlin, University of Hohenheim, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) and BETA - University of Strasbourg
Downloads 41 (321,262)

Abstract:

Public Policy, Research, Innovation

22.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Inventors (But Never Asked): Evidence from the PatVal-EU Survey

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5752
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Aug 2006
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Maastricht - Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT), Department of Management, Bocconi University - CESPRI, University of Chile - Department of Economics, Ministère de l'Education Nationale et de la Recherche, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, University of Turin - Department of Economics S. Cognetti de Martiis, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business (DEB), Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Université Catholique de Lyon - ESDES School of Business and Management, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Business Administration, CERM Foundation (Rome, Italy), University of Sussex, Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Business Administration, University of Sussex - The Freeman Centre, Bank of Italy and Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE)
Downloads 41 (339,381)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Inventor, patent, incentives, innovation, patent system, patent value

23.

Exploring the Opaqueness of the Patent System - Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 15-02
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 May 2015
Dietmar Harhoff and Sebastian Stoll
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 39 (286,797)

Abstract:

patent value; opaqueness; accelerated examination; patent opposition; European Patent Office (EPO)

24.

Can Post-Grant Reviews Improve Patent System Design? A Twin Study of US and European Patents

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5680
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Aug 2006
Stuart J.H. Graham and Dietmar Harhoff
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 35 (359,545)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Patent system, post-grant review, opposition, litigation

25.

Financing Apprenticeship Training: Evidence from Germany

NBER Working Paper No. w4557
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Dec 2003
Dietmar Harhoff and Thomas J. Kane
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Public Policy & Social Research
Downloads 35 (345,772)
Citation 7

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26.

Harmonizing and Combining Large Datasets - an Application to Firm-Level Patent and Accounting Data

NBER Working Paper No. w15851
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
University of Camerino, University of Bologna - Department of Management, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), University of California at Berkeley and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 31 (356,095)
Citation 5

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27.

Modelling the Duration of Patent Examination at the European Patent Office

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5283
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Nov 2005
Dietmar Harhoff and Stefan Wagner
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 18 (435,710)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Patents, survival analysis, patent examination, European Patent Office

28.

Individual Determinants of Inventor Productivity: Report and Preliminary Results with Evidence from Linked Human Capital and Patent Data

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 15-001
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Feb 2015
University of Wuerzburg, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max-Planck-Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Wuerzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 16 (339,381)

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29.

Is the German Apprenticeship System a Panacea for the US Labour Market?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 1311
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Nov 2001
Dietmar Harhoff and Thomas J. Kane
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Public Policy & Social Research
Downloads 15 (450,904)
Citation 28

Abstract:

Apprenticeship training, employment, human capital, labour market

30.

The Value of European Patents

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6848
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jun 2008
Alfonso Gambardella, Dietmar Harhoff and Bart Verspagen
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Maastricht and UNU-MERIT
Downloads 14 (456,060)
Citation 32

Abstract:

Intellectual property rights, patent citations, patent claims, patent references, patent value, patent value indicators, patents

Incidence and Growth of Patent Thickets - the Impact of Technological Opportunities and Complexity

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6900
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Aug 2008
Georg von Graevenitz, Stefan Wagner and Dietmar Harhoff
Queen Mary, School of Business and Management, ESMT European School of Management and Technology and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 12 (485,604)
Citation 10

Abstract:

complexity, patent portfolios, patent thickets, patenting, technological opportunities

32.

Candidate Screening for the Recruitment of Critical Research and Development Workers – A Report and Preliminary Results with Evidence from Experimental Data from German High-Tech Firms

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 15-002
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Feb 2015
University of Wuerzburg, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max-Planck-Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Wuerzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 7 (400,633)

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33.

Patent Validation at the Country Level - The Role of Fees and Translation Costs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6565
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Jun 2008
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, European Patent Office and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School
Downloads 5 (500,006)
Citation 11

Abstract:

gravity model, patent fees, renewal fees, validation fees

34.

To Be Financed or Not - The Role of Patents for Venture Capital Financing

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7115
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
Carolin Häussler, Dietmar Harhoff and Elisabeth Mueller
University of Passau, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and German Graduate School of Management and Law
Downloads 3 (508,790)
Citation 9

Abstract:

biotechnology, intellectual property rights, patents, R&D, venture capital

35.

Social Ties for Labor Market Access - Lessons from the Migration of East German Inventors

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11601
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Nov 2016
Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Friedrich-Alexander Universität (FAU), Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
Downloads 0 (532,307)

Abstract:

East Germany, inventors, migration, networks, social ties, transition

36.

The Power of Individual-Level Drivers of Inventive Performance

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 15-080
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Jan 2016
Thomas Zwick, Katharina Frosch, Karin Hoisl and Dietmar Harhoff
University of Wuerzburg - Business Administration & Economics, University of Wuerzburg, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 0 (425,530)

Abstract:

Inventive performance, individual drivers, patent history, survey

37.

Profiting from Voluntary Information Spillovers: How Users Benefit By Freely Revealing Their Innovations

Research Policy, Vol. 32, pp. 1752-1769, 2003
Posted: 13 Feb 2007
Dietmar Harhoff, Joachim Henkel and Eric A. von Hippel
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, TUM School of Management - Technische Universität München (TUM) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

Abstract:

innovation, spillovers, diffusion, lead user

38.

R&D Spillovers, Technological Proximity, and Productivity Growth - Evidencs from German Panel Data

Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 52, pp. 238-260, July 2000
Posted: 11 Jun 2002
Dietmar Harhoff
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

Abstract:

R&D, spillovers, productivity growth

39.

Lending Relationships in Germany: Empirical Results from Survey Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 1917
Posted: 21 Sep 1998
Dietmar Harhoff and Timm Korting
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) - International Finance and Financial Management

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40.

Legal Form, Growth and Exit of West German Firms: Empirical Results for Manufacturing, Construction, Trade and Service Industries

CEPR Discussion Paper Series 1401
Posted: 04 Dec 1996
Michael J. Woywode, Dietmar Harhoff and Konrad O. Stahl
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) - International Finance and Financial Management, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Mannheim - Department of Economics

Abstract: