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An Introduction to the Patstat Database with Example Queries

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  • Gaétan de Rassenfosse

    (Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, and Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia, The University of Melbourne)

  • Hélène Dernis

    (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris)

  • Geert Boedt

    (European Patent Office, Austria)

Abstract

This paper provides an introduction to the Patstat patent database. It offers guided examples of ten popular queries that are relevant for research purposes and that cover the most important data tables. It is targeted at academic researchers and practitioners willing to learn the basics of the database.

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  • Gaétan de Rassenfosse & Hélène Dernis & Geert Boedt, 2014. "An Introduction to the Patstat Database with Example Queries," Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series wp2014n08, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne.
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