A literature review on the factors influencing patent propensity

Emodi, Nnaemeka Vincent, Murthy, Girish Panchakshara, Emodi, Chinenye Comfort, and Emodi, Adaeze Saratu Augusta (2017) A literature review on the factors influencing patent propensity. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 14 (3). 1750015.

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This literature review explores the factors influencing a firm's decision to patent its innovation. From the review of the available literature, some factors were identified which are related to the degree of codification or simplicity of knowledge and characteristics of a company or firm. We discovered that patent propensity vary among firms, industry, and country. The influencing factors on a firm's patent propensity were discovered to be both internal and external. The literature review will provide assistance to researchers in understanding the factors influencing patent propensity.

Item ID: 54061
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1793-6950
Keywords: firm's strategy; imitation; innovation; patent; patent propensity; R&D activities
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2018 04:47
FoR Codes: 35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3507 Strategy, management and organisational behaviour > 350704 Entrepreneurship @ 50%
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SEO Codes: 91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910406 Technological and Organisational Innovation @ 100%
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