Emerging ways to address the reemerging conflict between patenting and technological standardizaion

The relationship between standards and intellectual property rights (IPRs) is a complementary but troubled one. The way it is managed affects the way stakeholders contribute to standards and may ultimately affect the way some technologies and even industries evolve. A spate of recent legal controversies has been accompanied by the emergence of new mechanisms to help govern the risk of conflict here. This article provides an empirical analysis of these attempts to reconcile the aims of these regimes.

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Conflict management, Intellectual property, Stakeholders, Standardization, Studies, Technological change

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Language(s):English
AuthorsBekkers, Rudi (Eindhoven University of Technology), Iversen, Eric (NIFU - Nordic Intitute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education), Blind, Knut (Berlin University of Technology, Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems, and Rotterdam School of Management)
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Keywords:Conflict management, Intellectual property, Stakeholders, Standardization, Studies, Technological change
Last update:2012