Valerio Sterzi, University of Bordeaux

Valerio Sterzi is associate professor of economics at the University of Bordeaux where he teaches economics of intellectual property rights. He is also research fellow at GREThA, CNRS, and chairman of the Strategic and Scientific Committee of VIA Inno, the technological platform and center of expertise of the University of Bordeaux.

His main research interests relate to economics of innovation and economics of patents and his work appeared in international peer-reviewed scientific journals such as Research Policy, Industrial and Corporate Change, and World Development. He is currently the coordinator of a project funded by the French National Research Agency on the role of non-practicing entities in the European patent market (

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