The role of information in licensing contract design

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This paper analyzes the contract terms of licensing agreements, based on a sample of contracts of transmission of technology between Spanish and foreign firms. It also presents a model that is in accordance with some stylized facts. We will focus our attention on the elements that explain the contract terms. In particular we analyze the consequences of the inclusion of know-how in the license agreement on the contract terms.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-57
JournalResearch Policy
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1996


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