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Economic Analyses of the European Patent System

Publication year: 2006

ISBN: 978-3-8350-9050-7

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Stefan M. Wagner analyses problems associated with institutional changes (duration of patent examination and opposition mechanisms), the expansion of the patentable subject matter and organizational challenges for industrial patentees. The study is based on the empirical analysis of large scale datasets on European patents and employs advanced multivariate methods such as semi-parametric and panel-data regression methods.

Subject: Business and Economics, Bayesian MCMC methods, European Patent System, Patent econometrics, Patent litigation, pposition, Patente, patentee