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Measuring patent assessment quality--Analyzing the degree and kind of (in)consistency in patent offices' decision making

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  • Burke, Paul F. & Reitzig, Markus, 2007. "Measuring patent assessment quality--Analyzing the degree and kind of (in)consistency in patent offices' decision making," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 36(9), pages 1404-1430, November.
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