The effectiveness and impact of intellectual property rights: The case of digital content industry of taiwan

Chih Cheng Lo, Chih Cheng Lo

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The concept of Open Innovation (hereafter as OI) implies that ideas, resources and talents flow in and out of organization with the purpose that firms rely on external sources of innovation. This paper highlights an un-observed Intellectual property rights (IPRs) strategies in the current debate on open innovation, that is, the foundational question related to the decisive role of IPRs under which conditions of broadening openness is beneficial to appropriability of firms? The paper approaches this question by conceptualizing the degree of ‘openness’ in the literature and analyses the importance of IPRs strategies for innovation performance in the context of Taiwanese digital content industry

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)201-215
Number of pages15
JournalSpringer Proceedings in Business and Economics
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1
Event1st International Conference on Cultural Tourism in a Digital Era, IACuDiT 2014 - Athens, Greece
Duration: 2014 May 302014 Jun 1


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