Reference : “Wacky” Patents Meet Economic Indicators
Scientific journals : Article
Business & economic sciences : Strategy & innovation
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/7319
“Wacky” Patents Meet Economic Indicators
English
Czarnitzki, Dirk []
Hussinger, Katrin mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (FDEF) > Center for Research in Economic Analysis (CREA) >]
Schneider, Cedric []
2011
Economics Letters
Elsevier Science
Yes (verified by ORBilu)
International
0165-1765
[en] Patents ; Patent indicators ; Quality measurement
[en] We investigate whether standard indicators can distinguish between ‘‘wacky’’ patents and a control
group. Forward citations are good predictors of importance. However, ‘‘wacky’’ patents have higher
originality, generality and citation lags, suggesting that these indicators should be interpreted carefully.
Researchers ; Professionals ; Students
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/7319

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