• Frauke Rüther


With the objective to analyze the recent phenomenon of companies that do not have R&D or produce physical goods but buy patents on a large scale, this study analyzes 27 patent aggregating companies from the US and Europe using an exploratory research design.


Business Model Patent Owner Patent Portfolio Patent Exploitation Innovation Transfer 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frauke Rüther
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  1. 1.St. GallenSwitzerland

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