Chapter 4. Innovation, Market Development, Production

  1. Dr. Heinz Martin

Published Online: 20 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610402.ch4

Polymers, Patents, Profits: A Classic Case Study for Patent Infighting

Polymers, Patents, Profits: A Classic Case Study for Patent Infighting

How to Cite

Martin, H. (2007) Innovation, Market Development, Production, in Polymers, Patents, Profits: A Classic Case Study for Patent Infighting, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610402.ch4

Author Information

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Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318094

Online ISBN: 9783527610402

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Keywords:

  • polymers;
  • patents;
  • profits;
  • innovation;
  • market development;
  • production;
  • marketing of Ziegler polyolefins;
  • Montecatini's pool polyolefin licenses;
  • research;
  • production;
  • split between Montecatini and Ziegler

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Market Situation

  • The Rush for Licenses 1953–1972, Lucrative Second Half 1970–1990

  • The Marketing of Ziegler Polyolefins

  • Montecatini's Pool Polyolefin Licenses

  • Research and Production

  • Early “New”, So-Called Independent Catalysts

    • Case 1

    • Case 2

    • Case 3

    • Case 4

    • Case 5

    • Case 6

    • Case 7

    • Case 8

    • Case 9

    • Case 10

    • Case 11

  • The Split between Montecatini and Ziegler in the United States

  • Review

  • References