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- How does it a¤ect the equilibrium pro…ts of the parties? Lecture 25: Litigation, Econ483: Econ of Innovation & Technology, Evangelia Chalioti c A ll rights reserved. Evidence (Lanjouw & Schankerman ’ ’
In 1978-1999, the overall litigation rate is about 2 cases per 100 patents.
The rate of litigation is much higher than average in computers &
biotechnology, & little higher in pharmaceuticals.
The more valuable patents in the newer technologies are most likely to be
95% of …led pat...
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