The Decline of University Patenting and the End of the Bayh-Dole EffectPublished on 9 February 2009 @ 10:22 am
Intellectual Property Watch
A new study finds a decline in percentage of university patents in the United States as a percentage of overall patents granted by the US Patent and Trademark Organization. It says this is a seeming trend in advanced economies, and hypothesises that it is due to a change in the way that universities are ranked that has reduced incentives to patent.
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