Effects of the European Union trademark: Lessons for the harmonization of intellectual property systems

•In 1996, the unitary European Union trademark title was established.•We analyze the impact of this reform using a novel data set.•We document a reduction in the cost of protection and an increase in the propensity to protect a mark.•Especially applicants seeking protection in several and in smaller...

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Volume: 48
Main Author: Herz, Benedikt
Mejer, Malwina
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.09.2019
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published in: Research policy Vol. 48; no. 7; pp. 1841 - 1854
Data of publication: September 2019
ISSN: 0048-7333
1873-7625
EISSN: 1873-7625
Discipline: Sciences (General)
Business
Subjects:
O34
O38
O52
O43
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Knowledge
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index – 2019
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