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URN etd-0716111-215030
Author Yueh Ling
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Department Business Management
Year 2010
Semester 2
Degree Master
Type of Document
Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese
Title Performance Implications of Patent Status and Patent Similarity in Micro-fluidic Biochips Industry: Network Theory Analysis.
Date of Defense 2011-06-17
Page Count 105
Keyword
  • Network Theory
  • Resource-based Viewpoint
  • Micro-fluidic Biochips Industry
  • Patent Status
  • Patent Content Analysis
  • Patent Similarity
  • Abstract The biochip industry is characterized by high entry barrier in technology. For those firms in this industry, owning law-protected patents to lower the entry of the potential competitors is a key strategy in competition and competitive advantage. The firm’s patent analysis not only discloses the firm’s knowledge-base in biochip industry, it also impact other firms’ innovation activity and technology development strategy in this industry. Previous patent analysis literatures usually focus on the performance implications of firm’s patent number or the patent citation on the focal firm. However, the possible performance implications of patent contents between the focal firm and other firms in the biochip industry are relatively under-examined. From the network theory and resource-based theory viewpoint, this study tries to examine the performance implications by developing two patent indexes in patent content analysis, i.e., the patent status and the patent similarity. The results indicate that when the firm’s patent status difference with each other is smaller, or the firm’s patent similarity with each other is larger, the performance difference between the dyad firms will be smaller. In other words, the patent status and the patent similarity are solid indexes to predict the firm’s performance difference in highly competitive and highly innovative industry, such as the biochip industry in this sample. The results provide referable value in addressing the performance issues of patent content analysis from network theory viewpoint. Moreover, it also provides complementary values in discussing market commonality and resource similarity in competitive issues.
    Advisory Committee
  • Cher-Min Fong - chair
  • Yung-Chih Lien - co-chair
  • Kuang S. Yeh - advisor
  • Hsi-Mei Chung - advisor
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    Date of Submission 2011-07-16

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