Patents

How to increase academic patenting

How to increase patent filings at your institute?

One of the goals of academic institutes is to increase patent filings. In this email, I will show you a simple way to achieve this. Here’s the secret: Implement and enforce a comprehensive Invention Disclosure Policy. I will give you details on how invention disclosure forms can be instrumental in maturing ideas. At the end,

Patent Value Indicators – Supplement of Patent Analytics Course by Turnip

All patents are not same. There is significant variance in their technical and commercial value. Empirical research (Pakes and Schankerman, 1986) has shown that half of the estimated patent value belongs to 5% of the entire patent population. More recently, based on survey data, Gambardella and Harhoff (2008, p. 79) found the mean value of