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Exploring the worldwide patent surge

  • Carsten Fink

    (World Intellectual Property Organization, Economics and Statistics Division, Geneva, Switzerland)

  • Mosahid Khan

    (World Intellectual Property Organization, Economics and Statistics Division, Geneva, Switzerland)

  • Hao Zhou

    (World Intellectual Property Organization, Economics and Statistics Division, Geneva, Switzerland)

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Paper provided by World Intellectual Property Organization - Economics and Statistics Division in its series WIPO Economic Research Working Papers with number 12.

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Length: 32 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2013
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Handle: RePEc:wip:wpaper:12
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  1. Graevenitz, Georg von & Wagner, Stefan & Harhoff, Dietmar, 2011. "Incidence and Growth of Patent Thickets - The Impact of Technological Opportunities and Complexity," Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems 356, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich.
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  4. Bronwyn H. Hall, 2004. "Exploring the Patent Explosion," NBER Working Papers 10605, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Gerald Marschke & Jinyoung Kim, 2002. "Accounting for the recent surge in U.S. patenting: Changes in R&D expenditures, patent yields, and the high tech sector," Discussion Papers 02-10, University at Albany, SUNY, Department of Economics.
  6. Kortum, Samuel & Lerner, Josh, 1999. "What is behind the recent surge in patenting?1," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 28(1), pages 1-22, January.
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