Specification patent management for web application platform ecosystem

Yoshiaki Fukami, Masao Isshiki, Hideaki Takeda, Ikki Ohmukai, Jiro Kokuryo

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Diversified usage of web applications has encouraged disintegration of web platform into management of identification and applications. Users make use of various kinds of data linked to their identity with multiple applications on certain social web platforms such as Facebook or MySpace. There has emerged competition among web application platforms. Platformers can design relationship with developers by controlling patent of their own specification and adopt open technologies developed external organizations. Platformers choose a way to open according to feature of the specification and their position. Patent management of specification come to be a key success factor to build competitive web application platforms. Each way to attract external developers such as standardization, open source has not discussed and analyzed all together.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationE-business Technology and Strategy - International Conference, CETS 2010, Proceedings
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventInternational Conference on E-Business Technology and Strategy, CETS 2010 - Ottawa, ON, Canada
Duration: 2010 Sept 292010 Sept 30

Publication series

NameCommunications in Computer and Information Science
Volume113 CCIS
ISSN (Print)1865-0929


OtherInternational Conference on E-Business Technology and Strategy, CETS 2010
CityOttawa, ON


  • Grass Roots Activity
  • Open Source
  • Patent Management
  • Standardization
  • Web Application Platform

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Mathematics(all)


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