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    Questrom School of Business
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    Boston, MA 02215

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Rosemarie Ziedonis is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Innovation and Academic Director for Entrepreneurship at Questrom. She has a Ph.D. in Business and Public Policy from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Prior to joining Questrom, she served on the faculty at the University of Oregon, the Wharton School, and the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, where she co-directed the Program for Law, Economics, and Technology.

Her research examines the value and strategic use of intellectual property, and broader aspects of innovation policy and management. Findings from her studies have been published in a wide range of journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, Organization Science, Management Science, the Rand Journal of Economics, Research Policy, Science and the Strategic Management Journal. She is an Associate Editor at Management Science, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

    Education
  • Ph D, University of California, Berkeley, Walter A. Haas School of Business, 2000
    Publications
  • Galasso, A., Ziedonis, R. (In Press) "Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law, Vol 2 - Analytical Methods", Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
  • Hochberg, Y., Serrano, C., Ziedonis, R. (In Press) "Patent Collateral, Investor Commitment, and the Market for Venture Lending", Journal of Financial Economics
  • Ganco, M., Ziedonis, R., Agarwal, R. (2015) "More Stars Stay, but the Brightest Ones Still Leave: Job Hopping in the Shadow of Patent Enforcement", Strategic Management Journal, 36 (5), 659-685
  • Hochberg, Y., Serrano, C., Ziedonis, R. (2015) "Intangible but Bankable", Science, 348 (6240), 1202
  • Hsu, D., Ziedonis, R. (2013) "Resources as Dual Sources of Advantage: Implications for Valuing Entrepreneurial-Firm Patents", Strategic Management Journal, 7 (34), 761-781
  • Benson, D., Ziedonis, R. (2010) "Corporate Venture Capital and the Returns to Acquiring Portfolio Companies", Journal of Financial Economics, 3 (98), 478-499
  • Agarwal, R., Ganco, M., Ziedonis, R. (2009) "Reputations for Toughness in Patent Enforcement: Implications for Knowledge Spillovers via Inventor Mobility", Strategic Management Journal, 13 (30), 1349-1374
  • Benson, D., Ziedonis, R. (2009) "Corporate Venture Capital as a Window on New Technologies: Implications for the Performance of Corporate Investors When Acquiring Startups", Organization Science, 2 (20), 329-351
  • Ziedonis, R. (2009) "Intellectual Property Regimes and Firm Strategy: Putting Hall and Ziedonis (2001) in Perspective", J. Nickerson and B. Silverman, ed., Advances in Strategic Management: Economic Institutions of Strategy (26), 313-340
  • Ziedonis, R. (2009) "Intellectual Property and Innovation", in S. Shane, ed., The Handbook on Technology and Innovation Management. John Wiley & Sons
  • Ziedonis, R. (2008) "On the Apparent Failure of Patents: A Response to Bessen and Meurer", Academy of Management Perspectives, 4 (20), 21-29
  • Ziedonis, R. (2004) "Don’t Fence Me In: Fragmented Markets for Technology and the Patent Acquisition Strategies of Firms", Management Science, 6 (50), 804-820
  • Ziedonis, R. (2003) "Patent Litigation in the US Semiconductor Industry", W. Cohen, S. Merrill eds. Patents in the Knowledge-Based Economy, National Academies Press
  • Ziedonis, R., Hall, B. (2003) "The Effects of Strengthening Patent Rights on Firms Engaged in Cumulative Innovation: Insights from the Semiconductor Industry", G. Libecap, ed., Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Growth, Elsevier Science Publishing, 13
  • Hall, B., Ziedonis, R. (2001) "The Patent Paradox Revisited: An Empirical Study of Patenting in the U.S. Semiconductor Industry, 1979-95", Rand Journal of Economics, 1 (32), 101-128
  • Linden, G., Mowery, D., Ziedonis, R. (2000) "National Technology Policy in Global Markets: Developing Next-Generation Lithography in the Semiconductor Industry", Business and Politics , 2 (2), 93-113
  • Ham, R., Mowery, D. (1998) "Improving the Effectiveness of Public Private R&D Collaboration: Case Studies at a U.S. Weapons Laboratory", Research Policy (26), 661 675
  • Ham, R., Mowery, D. (1995) "Enduring Dilemmas in U.S. Technology Policy", California Management Review, 4 (37), 89-107
  • Ham, R., Mowery, D. (1995) "Improving Industry Government Cooperative R&D", Issues in Science and Technology