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Rosemarie Ziedonis is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Innovation at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. 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 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.

    Publications
  • Huang, J., Krull, L., Ziedonis, R. (In Press). "R&D Investments and Tax Incentives: The Role of Intra-Firm Cross-Border Collaboration", Contemporary Accounting Research
  • Zhao, B., Ziedonis, R. (In Press). "State Governments as Financiers of Technology Startups: Evidence from Michigan's R&D Loan Program", Research Policy
  • Chondrakis, G., Serrano, C., Ziedonis, R. (2020). "Information Disclosure and the Market for Acquiring Technology Companies", Strategic Management Journal
  • Serrano, C., Ziedonis, R. (2019). "How Redeployable are Patent Assets? Evidence from Failed Startups", Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings
  • Galasso, A., Ziedonis, R. (2019). Patent Rights and Innovative Activity: Evidence from the Semiconductor Industry. In Ben, Depoorter., Peter, Menell., David, Schwartz. (Eds.), "Research Handbook on the Law and Economics of Intellectual Property: Volume II (Analytical Methods)", Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Cao, Z., Shi, X., Autio, E., Levie, J., Ziedonis, R. (2019). "Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Theoretical Lenses and Policy Challenges", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2019 (1), 18490-18490
  • Hochberg, Y., Serrano, C., Ziedonis, R. (2018). "Patent Collateral, Investor Commitment, and the Market for Venture Lending", Journal of Financial Economics, 130 (1), 74-94
  • Hochberg, Y., Serrano, C., Ziedonis, R. (2015). "Intangible but Bankable", Science, 348 (6240), 1202-1202
  • 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
  • Delgado, M. (2014). "Geographic Mobility and Innovative Activity", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2014 (1), 17567-17567
  • Hsu, D., Rajagopalan, N. (2014). "More than Words? The Effects of Policy Reforms on Entrepreneurial Firms", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2014 (1), 16850-16850
  • Lieberman, M. (2014). "Fork in the Road: The Effects of Policy Reforms on Entrepreneurial Firms", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2014 (1), 17714-17714
  • Hsu, D., Ziedonis, R. (2013). "Resources as dual sources of advantage: Implications for valuing entrepreneurial-firm patents", Strategic Management Journal, 34 (7), 761-781
  • Benson, D., Ziedonis, R. (2010). "Corporate venture capital and the returns to acquiring portfolio companies", Journal of Financial Economics, 98 (3), 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, 30 (13), 1349-1374
  • Ziedonis, R. (2009). "Intellectual Property Regimes and Firm Strategy: Putting Hall and Ziedonis (2001) in Perspective.", Advances in Strategic Management, 26
  • 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, 20 (2), 329-351
  • Hall, B., Ziedonis, R. (2009). The Patent Paradox Revisited: An Empirical Study of Patenting in the U.S. Semiconductor Industry. In JA, Nickerson., BS, Silverman. (Eds.), "Economic Institutions of Strategy", Emerald Group Publishing LTD, 26 341-379
  • Ziedonis, R. (2009). Intellectual Property Regimes and Firm Strategy: Putting Hall and Ziedonis in Perspective. In JA, Nickerson., BS, Silverman. (Eds.), "Economic Institutions of Strategy", Emerald Group Publishing LTD, 26 313-340
  • Ziedonis, R. (2008). Intellectual Property and Innovation."The Handbook of 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, 23 (4), 21-29
  • Hsu, D., Ziedonis, R. (2008). "Patents as Quality Signals for Entrepreneurial Firms", Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings
  • Ziedonis, R. (2004). "Don't fence me in: Fragmented markets for technology and the patent acquisition strategies of firms", Management Science, 50 (6), 804-820
  • Ziedonis, R. (2003). Patent Litigation in the U.S. Semiconductor Industry. In Wes, Cohen., Stephen, Merrill. (Eds.), "Patents in the Knowledge-Based Economy", National Academies Press
  • Hall, B., Ziedonis, R. (2001). "The patent paradox revisited: An empirical study of patenting in the US semiconductor industry, 1979-1995", RAND Journal of Economics, 32 (1), 101-128
  • Hall, B., Ziedonis, R. (2001). "The Effects of Strengthening Patent Rights on Firms Engaged in Cumulative Innovation: Insights from the Semiconductor Industry", Entrepreneurial Inputs and Outcomes: New Studies of Entrepreneurship in the United States., 13 133-133
  • Linden, G., Mowery, D., Ham 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., Linden, G., Appleyard, M. (1998). "The Evolving Role of Semiconductor Consortia in the United States and Japan", California Management Review, 41 (1), 137-163
  • Ham, R., Mowery, D. (1998). "Improving the effectiveness of public–private R&D collaboration: case studies at a US weapons laboratory", Research Policy, 26 (6), 661-675
  • Ham, R., Mowery, D. (1997). "Technology Collaboration Between Industry and National Laboratories: The Importance of Project Structure and Management", International Journal of Industrial Engineering (Special Issue: Technology Transfer)
  • Ham, R., Mowery, D. (1995). "Improving Industry Government Cooperative R&D", Issues in Science and Technology
  • Ham, R., Mowery, D. (1995). "Enduring Dilemmas in U.S. Technology Policy", California Management Review, 37 (4), 89-107
    Research Presentations
  • Ziedonis, R. Keynote Lecture: "Forty Years of Research on Intellectual Property and Innovation: Dominant Themes and New Horizons", Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, 3rd Research on Innovation, Science, and Entrepreneurship Workshop, Munich Germany via Zoom, 2020
  • Ziedonis, R. Session Chair: Sustaining Cooperation and Innovation in a Time of Disintegration and Distrust, Bocconi Assembly for Innovation and Cooperation (BAIC), Milan, Italy, 2019
  • Ziedonis, R. Keynote Address: The Changing Entrepreneurial Finance Landscape: Challenges for Policy, European Forum for Studies of Policies for Research and Innovation (EUSPRI) Early Career Researcher Conference, Milan, Italy, 2019
  • Ziedonis, R. State Governments, Innovation Policies, and Entrepreneurial Firms: Insights from the Great Lakes Region, Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Boston MA, 2019
  • Ziedonis, R. Patent Data and Management Research: A Renaissance Period?, Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Professional Development Workshop, Boston, Mass, 2019
  • Ziedonis, R. Session Chair: Empirical Evaluation of IP and IP Strategies, Session Chair, European Policies for Intellectual Property Annual Conference, ESMT; European Policies for Intellectual Property, Berlin, Germany, 2018
  • Ziedonis, R. Patent Assignment Data: Introduction and Lessons Learned, Competition and Innovation Summer School for Doctoral Students, Competition and Innovation Summer School, Ulcinj Montenegro, 2018
  • Ziedonis, R. Discussant: When does Product Liability Chill Innovation? (by Galasso & Luo), Northwestern Searle Conference on Innovation Economics, Northwestern, Chicago, Illinois, 2018
  • Ziedonis, R. Discussant: Wharton Panel on Public Institutions and Private Innovation, Wharton Technology Conference, Wharton, Philadelphia, PA, 2018
    Awards and Honors
  • 2020, Keynote, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
  • 2019, Keynote Speaker
  • 2019, 2019 Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management Meetings, Academy of Management
  • 2019, Faculty Commencement Speaker, 2019 Questrom Graduation Convocation Services
  • 2019, Top 10% Author on SSRN based on downloads, SSRN
  • 2018, Excellence in core MBA teaching, Cohort Award 2018 Class, Questrom Full-Time MBA students
  • 2017, Keynote Speaker
  • 2017, Excellence in core MBA teaching, Cohort Award 2017 class, Questrom Full-time MBA students
  • 2016, NBER Research Associate, NBER Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Group