John Howells

Aarhus University

Associate Professor

Department of Management

Bartholins Alle, 10

Aarhus, 8000

Denmark

http://pure.au.dk/portal/en/joh@asb.dk

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Scholarly Papers (12)

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The Myth of the Early Aviation Patent Hold-Up – How a U.S. Government Monopsony Commandeered Pioneer Airplane Patents

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 24(1), pp.1-64, (2015)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Feb 2018
Ron D. Katznelson and John Howells
Bi-Level Technologies and Aarhus University
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History of technology, Patent Pools, Patent Hold-up, Anti-trust, Monopsony, Manufacturers Aircraft Association, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, eminent domain, Wright Brothers, Navy Aviation, War Department

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Technology, the Technology Complex and the Paradox of Technological Determinism

Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 523-531, 2001
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Nov 2007
James Fleck and John Howells
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technology complex, technological determinism, artefacts, technology definitions

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The 'Overly-Broad' Selden Patent, Henry Ford and Development in the Early US Automobile Industry

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jun 2016
John Howells and Ron D. Katznelson
Aarhus University and Bi-Level Technologies
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Overly-broad patent, dubious validity, bad patents, Freedom to Operate analysis, Selden, Ford, Ford Motor Co., automobile, ALAM, Brayton, gas-engine, Otto

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furniture, particle board, industrial growth, design, Danish Design, Danish Modern, firm cluster, agglomeration, regional growth, endogenous growth, cluster endogenous learning

The Response of Old Technology Incumbents to Technological Competition Does the Sailing Ship Effect Exist?

Aarhus School of Business, Department of Organization and Management Working Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Nov 2007
John Howells
Aarhus University
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Solvay, Leblanc, sailing ship effect, creative destruction, technological substitution

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Exclusive Rights Stimulate Design-Around: How Circumventing Edison’s Lamp Patent Promoted Competition and New Technology Development

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2021
Ron D. Katznelson and John Howells
Bi-Level Technologies and Aarhus University
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incandescent lamp; invent around; licensing; infringement; monopoly, General Electric.

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The Coordination of Independently-Owned Vacuum Tube Patents in the Early Radio Alleged Patent 'Thicket'

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
John Howells and Ron D. Katznelson
Aarhus University and Bi-Level Technologies
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Patent thicket, Overlapping patents, Anticommons, Holdup, Deadlock, Impasse, Radio, Vacuum tube, Diode, Triode, Marconi, De Forest, Fleming, RCA

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A Critique of Mark Lemley’s 'The Myth of the Sole Inventor'

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
John Howells and Ron D. Katznelson
Aarhus University and Bi-Level Technologies
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Sole inventor, invention, simultaneous invention, genius inventor, non-obviousness, patent law, Selden, Watt, Edison, Fleming, Wright brothers

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A Socio-Cognitive Approach Towards Innovation

Research Policy, Vol. 24, 1995
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
John Howells
Aarhus University
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Socio-cognitive, cognitive ensembles, artefacts, invention, innovation,

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Rethinking the Market-Technology Relationship for Innovation

Research Policy, Vol. 25, pp. 1209-1219, 1997
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
John Howells
Aarhus University
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market pull, technology push, reference market, innovation market, needs, intended use, use-value.

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Management and the Hybridisation of Expertise: EFTPOS in Retrospect

Journal of Information Technology, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 83-95, 1997
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Nov 2007
John Howells
Aarhus University
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EFTPOS, technical expertise, hybridization, ICT design

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Forget Unlearning? How an Empirically Unwarranted Concept from Psychology was Imported to Flourish in Management and Organisation Studies

John Howells & Joachim Scholderer, 2016, Management Learning, vol 47, 4, pp. 443-463. DOI:10.1177/1350507615624079
Posted: 25 May 2010 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
John Howells and Joachim Scholderer
Aarhus University and Arhus University

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unlearning, organisational unlearning, learning, discard of practice, routines, extinction