Kretschmer, M. and Soetendorp, R., 2001. The strategic use of business method patents: a pilot study of out of court settlements. Journal of E-Business, 2 (1), pp. 9-38.
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A patent is an exclusive right preventing the use or exploitation of an invention by others than the owner of the patent. A patent can be accurately described as a statutory monopoly within the scope and the jurisdiction of its grant. Proprietary positions in electronic commerce are particularly critical because of the low barriers to entry in the digital environment, and the huge potential value buried in reengineering supply chains and direct retailing services.
|Subjects:||Social Sciences > Law|
|Group:||Business School > Department of Law|
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|Deposited On:||11 Dec 2007|
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