Intellectual property and university-industry technology transfer in Europe and the U.S
I survey the recent literature on the extent and characteristics of the phenomenon of academic patenting in the U.S. and Europe, and highlight differences and similarities between the two areas. I then examine the importance of academic patents as a vehicle for technology transfer, their commercial potential, and the systemic effects of the diffusion of intellectual property on the cumulative process of scientific enquiry.
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Volume (Year): 2012/3 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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