As a research intensive school, Brunel Business School has built a distinctive research culture to form a vibrant research community in which scholarship of international quality can flourish. Our success in the last RAE (Research Assessment Exercise) placed us in the top 25% of UK Business Schools, with 80% of our staff deemed to be producing work of international excellence.
Estimating the economic value of Intellectual Property
The ownership of Intellectual Property and the social utility of the patent system are central to the success of technology markets. But scholars and policymakers have long worried that the current system only leads to increased monopoly power, reducing profits and restricting the free movement of knowledge and so there have been widespread calls for an overhaul of the system. Brunel’s Professor of International Strategy, Suma Athreye, puts this fear... read more