Academic Patenting: Opportunity, Support or Attitude?
I provide evidence that university-industry collaboration is important for turning commercial opportunities into patents. I find that the number of publications and the support provided by the university are not conclusive in explaining a researcher's propensity to patent. Controlling for a ariety of individual and departmental characteristics I find that research sponsored by industry is most likely to produce patents and more likely to produce patents owned by industry.
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