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Getting Started with PATSTAT Register

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  • Gaetan de Rassenfosse

    (Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne)

  • Martin Kracker

    (European Patent Office)

  • Gianluca Tarasconi

    (Universita Bocconi)

Abstract

This paper provides a technical introduction to the PATSTAT Register database, which contains bibliographical, procedural and legal status data on patent applications handled by the European Patent Office. It presents eight MySQL queries that cover some of the most relevant aspects of the database for research purposes. It targets academic researchers and practitioners who are familiar with the PATSTAT database and the MySQL language.

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  • Gaetan de Rassenfosse & Martin Kracker & Gianluca Tarasconi, 2017. "Getting Started with PATSTAT Register," Working Papers 3, Chair of Innovation and IP Policy.
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    Keywords

    patent indicator; PATSTAT; licensing; opposition;
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    JEL classification:

    • O34 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Intellectual Property and Intellectual Capital
    • O38 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Government Policy

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