Innovation and Technology Transfer for the Growing Firm

Innovation and Technology Transfer for the Growing Firm

Text and Cases

1st Edition - January 1, 1984

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  • Authors: Julian Lowe, Nick Crawford
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483156965

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Innovation and Technology Transfer for the Growing Firm: Text and Cases is a practical guide and commentary in the field of technology transfer with emphasis on the economic and managerial aspects of the subject. The book is concerned with both positive and normative aspects of licensing. The book is organized into three parts. Part I presents general definitions and discussion of factors impinging on the environment of licensing. Parts II and III deal with alternative licensing strategies, some empirical evidence, and a public policy approach that might be adopted by governments interested in using licensing to promote business development. The text will be useful to students and practitioners in this field of interest.

Table of Contents

  • Part I The Environment of Licensing

    Chapter 1 Buying and Selling Technology: A Taxonomy

    Chapter 2 The Legal Background to Innovation

    Design Copyright in the UK

    Chapter 3 Innovation Strategies for the Growing Firm


    Science Applications Incorporated

    SAB Industri AB

    Lamform Ltd.

    Chapter 4 Internal Organization for Technology Transfer

    Burberry Electronics Ltd.

    Chapter 5 Information Sources and the Operation of Licensing Markets

    Technology Audit

    Part II Alternative Licensing Strategies

    Chapter 6 Selling Technology and Outward Licensing

    A P Jones

    Sharwell Controls Ltd.

    Chapter 7 Buying Technology and Inward Licensing

    Northern Natural Gas

    Morris & Barnes Ltd.

    Chapter 8 The Valuation and Pricing of Technology

    Extrudec Ltd.


    Part III Empirical Evidence and Public Initiatives

    Chapter 9 Licensing by Small and Medium Sized Enterprises-A Survey

    Plastodex Ltd.

    Lloyds Research Associates

    Chapter 10 International Trade in Technology: A Survey

    Auto Industry in Australia

    Chapter 11 Government Initiatives and Technology Transfer


Product details

  • No. of pages: 238
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1984
  • Published: January 1, 1984
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483156965

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Julian Lowe

Nick Crawford

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