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Competing on Standards? Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property and the Platform Paradox

Timothy S. Simcoe, Stuart J.H. Graham, Maryann Feldman

NBER Working Paper No. 13632
Issued in November 2007

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The authors would like to thank Shane Greenstein, Scott Stern, Thomas Hellman and participants in the 2007 NBER Entrepreneurship conference and Haas School of Business Institutional Analysis seminar. Joel West also provided very thoughtful comments on an earlier version of the paper. Simcoe and Feldman thank Sun Microsystems and particularly Catherine McCarthy for financial support and several useful discussions. Simcoe acknowledges the financial support of Bell Canada University Labs. Graham is funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The usual disclaimer applies. Correspondence: timothy.simcoe@rotman.utoronto.ca. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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