Intellectual Property in collaborative projects: navigating the maze

Tang, Puay and Molas-Gallart, Jordi (2009) Intellectual Property in collaborative projects: navigating the maze. International Journal of Technology Management, 47 (4). pp. 371-391. ISSN 0267-5730

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Abstract

This paper analyses the use of Information Technology (IT) tools in the management of Intellectual Property (IP) in collaborative projects involving groups of firms and their customer organisations in the design, development, manufacture and maintenance of complex products. We find that IT tools have long offered management capacities that have not been fully utilised. Through an in-depth study of IP management practice in collaborative defence projects we analyse the slow diffusion of available technological solutions and identify two contrasting models to set up inter-organisational networks for the exchange of large amounts of technical data.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
Depositing User: Puay Tang
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 20:34
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2012 15:38
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/26712
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