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Stop the Grandstanding on Patent Trolls (IPToday)

Blog: August 14, 2013

President Obama came out swinging last month against “patent trolls,” those much-vilified firms that make their money by threatening to sue companies for patent infringement and demanding hefty royalty payments. The president and White House officials didn’t shy away from the word “trolls,’’ with its image of reptilian goblins who hold up innocent travelers at […]

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Academy of International Business 2013 Annual Meeting

Events and Engagements: June 28, 2013

David Teece will provide the keynote speech on “Dynamic Capabilities and Entrepreneurship in the Multinational Firm” before being presented with the AIB Eminent Scholar Award. The meeting will be held in Istanbul, Turkey, from July 3 to 6. Visit the event page.

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Contemporary Management Technologies

Events and Engagements: June 13, 2013

David Teece presented on strategic management to governors from across Russia at the “Contemporary Management Technologies” meeting, which focused on how to structure management in large-scale teams. The conference was held in Moscow and hosted by Sberbank of Russia. Read more about the conference.

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Sumantra Ghoshal Conference on Managerially Relevant Research

Events and Engagements: June 2, 2013

David Teece was the keynote speaker at the Sumantra Ghoshal Conference on Managerially Relevant Research at London Business School. The annual event focuses on research that matters to managers and highlights the best managerially relevant research from around the world. It brings together researchers to present papers that meet the highest standards of academic rigor, as well as create […]

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A Radical Idea for Pure Science: The Scientist-Entrepreneur (Huffington Post)

Blog: May 29, 2013

David Teece writes about a new model of “guided academic entrepreneurship” and the confluence of fundamental research and commercial development at universities. “As much as we celebrate new technology and treat successful entrepreneurs like rock stars, there is still a tension at many universities between the mission of fundamental research and the quest to commercialize new […]

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New Zealand New Years Honours 2013

Events and Engagements: May 23, 2013

Governor-General Jerry Mateparae presented Berkeley Research Group Chairman David Teece with the Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) for services to New Zealand-United States relations. Read more about the honor. Visit the New Zealand Honours page.

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Why Apple Still Has the Magic (Huffington Post)

Blog: May 13, 2013

David Teece writes about Apple and its dynamic capabilities in the post-Steve Jobs era. “I am fascinated by the bipolar swings in sentiment toward Apple Inc. Last September, it was a magical company that could do no wrong. But by mid-April, Apple’s share price had plunged more than 40 percent, from a peak of $705 to […]

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