Alan C. Marco

Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy

685 Cherry St.

Atlanta, GA 30332-0345

United States

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Patent Litigation Data from US District Court Electronic Records (1963-2015)

USPTO Economic Working Paper No. 2017-06
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Alan C. Marco, Asrat Tesfayesus and Andrew A. Toole
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, United States Patent and Trademark Office and US Patent and Trademark Office
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Patents, Litigation, Intellectual Property

The USPTO Historical Patent Data Files: Two Centuries of Innovation

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Feb 2017
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, Independent, Government of the United States of America - Department of Transportation and United States Patent and Trademark Office
Downloads 1,789 (9,895)
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Intellectual Property Rights, Patents

The USPTO Historical Patent Data Files Two Centuries of Innovation

USPTO Economic Working Paper 2015-1
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Oct 2016
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, Independent, Government of the United States of America - Department of Transportation and United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Intellectual Property Rights, Patents

The USPTO Patent Examination Research Dataset: A Window on the Process of Patent Examination

Number of pages: 119 Posted: 14 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Stuart J.H. Graham, Alan C. Marco and Richard Miller
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
Downloads 1,182 (18,916)
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Patents, Patent Examination, Intellectual Property, Innovation

The USPTO Patent Examination Research Dataset: A Window on the Process of Patent Examination

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. WP 43
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 10 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2016
Stuart J.H. Graham, Alan C. Marco and Richard Miller
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Patents, Patent Examination, Intellectual Property, Innovation

The USPTO Patent Examination Research Dataset: A Window on the Process of Patent Examination

USPTO Economic Working Paper 2015-4, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 2016-055
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 06 Oct 2016
Stuart J.H. Graham, Alan C. Marco and Richard Miller
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Patents, Intellectual Property

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Patent Claims and Patent Scope

USPTO Economic Working Paper 2016-04
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2016
Alan C. Marco, Joshua D. Sarnoff and Charles deGrazia
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, DePaul University College of Law and University of London - Royal Holloway College
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Patents, patent scope, patent claims, patent examination, patent

Patent Claims and Patent Scope

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Aug 2016
Alan C. Marco, Joshua D. Sarnoff and Charles deGrazia
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, DePaul University College of Law and University of London - Royal Holloway College
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Patents, patent scope, patent claims, patent examination, patent quality, USPTO

The USPTO Trademark Case Files Dataset: Descriptions, Lessons, and Insights

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 03 Feb 2013
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, University of California, Berkeley, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
Downloads 1,044 (22,755)
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Trademarks, Intellectual Property, Innovation, Brands, Data

The USPTO Trademark Case Files Dataset: Descriptions, Lessons, and Insights

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 669-705, 2013
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, University of California, Berkeley, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Patent Citations Reexamined

RAND Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Jeffrey M. Kuhn, Kenneth A. Younge and Alan C. Marco
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy
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patents, citations, innovation economics, USPTO, examiner, applicant, rejections

The USPTO Patent Assignment Dataset: Descriptions and Analysis

USPTO Economic Working Paper No. 2015-2
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Aug 2015
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, United States Patent and Trademark Office and George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
Downloads 498 (62,339)
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Intellectual Property, Patents

The USPTO Patent Assignment Dataset: Descriptions and Analysis

USPTO Economic Working Paper 2015-2
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Oct 2016
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, United States Patent and Trademark Office and George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
Downloads 244 (140,037)
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Intellectual Property, Patents

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Monetizing Marks: Insights from the USPTO Trademark Assignment Dataset

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 04 May 2014 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Stuart J.H. Graham, Alan C. Marco and Amanda Myers
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Branding, Licensing, Markets for Technology, Innovation

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What is the Probability of Receiving a U.S. Patent?

Forthcoming, Yale Journal of Law and Technology (Winter 2014)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2015
Michael Carley, Deepak Hegde and Alan C. Marco
Independent, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy
Downloads 395 (83,178)
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Patents, Intellectual Property Rights, US Patent and Trademark Office

Do Economic Downturns Dampen Patent Litigation?

12 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 481 (2015) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2015
Alan C. Marco, Shawn P. Miller and Ted M. Sichelman
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, University of San Diego School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
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Recessions, Downturns, Patent Litigation, GDP, Productivity, Capital, Credit

Do Economic Downturns Dampen Patent Litigation?

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 12, Issue 3, pp. 481-536, 2015
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Aug 2015
Alan C. Marco, Shawn P. Miller and Ted M. Sichelman
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, University of San Diego School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
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The Value of Certainty in Intellectual Property Rights: Stock Market Reactions to Patent Litigation.

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Nov 2006
Alan C. Marco
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy
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event studies, patents, patent litigation

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USPTO Patent Prosecution and Examiner Performance Appraisal

USPTO Economic Working Paper No. 2017-08
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Jul 2017
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, US Patent and Trademark Office, United States Patent and Trademark Office and United States Patent and Trademark Office
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USPTO, patent examination, examiner incentives

Business Dynamics of Innovating Firms: Linking U.S. Patents with Administrative Data on Workers and Firms

USPTO Economics Working Paper No. 2015-3, US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-15-19
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 30 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, RTI International, Environmental and Health Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and US Census Bureau — Economy-Wide Statistics Division
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Business Dynamics of Innovating Firms: Linking U.S. Patents with Administrative Data on Workers and Firms

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 2015-30
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 29 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2016
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, RTI International, Environmental and Health Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and US Census Bureau — Economy-Wide Statistics Division
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Business Dynamics of Innovating Firms: Linking U.S. Patents with Administrative Data on Workers and Firms

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 372-402, 2018
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Aug 2018
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and US Census Bureau — Economy-Wide Statistics Division
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innovation, linked administrative data, patents

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Patent Protection, Creative Destruction, and Generic Entry in Pharmaceuticals: Evidence from Patent and Pricing Data

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Nov 2006
Alan C. Marco
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy
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pharmaceuticals, pricing, patents, generic entry, patent citations

Patent Transactions in the Marketplace: Lessons from the USPTO Patent Assignment Dataset

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 21 May 2016
Stuart J.H. Graham, Alan C. Marco and Amanda Myers
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
Downloads 200 (169,593)
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Intellectual Property, Patents, Markets for Technology, Innovation, Licensing, Finance

Patent Transactions in the Marketplace: Lessons from the USPTO Patent Assignment Dataset

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Nov 2015
Stuart J.H. Graham, Alan C. Marco and Amanda Myers
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Intellectual Property, Patents, Markets for Technology, Innovation, Licensing, Finance

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More than Bric-À-Brac: Testing Chinese Exceptionalism in Patenting Behavior Using Comparative Empirical Analysis

Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Vol. 22, No. 53, 2015, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Jay P. Kesan, Alan C. Marco and Richard Miller
University of Illinois College of Law, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Patent Examination Quality and Litigation: Is There a Link?

USPTO Economic Working Paper No. 2017-09
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2018
Alan C. Marco and Richard Miller
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
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patents, litigation, USPTO, patent examination, uncertainty

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What Does Tort Law Deter? Precaution and Activity Levels in No-Fault Automobile Insurance

2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2007
Alan C. Marco and Casey Salvietti
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and Vassar College - Department of Economics
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No-fault automobile insurance, tort, deterrence

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The Economics of a Centralized Judiciary: Uniformity, Forum Shopping and the Federal Circuit

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Scott Atkinson, Alan C. Marco and John L. Turner
University of Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics
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patents, patent litigation, forum shopping, federal circuit, appeals, appellate courts

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The Political and Legal Causes of Regulatory Delay in the United States: Four Case Studies of Air Pollution Permitting in the U.S. And Germany

UC Berkeley Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper No. 99-2
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 10 Oct 1999
John P. Dwyer, Richard R. W. Brooks and Alan C. Marco
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, New York University School of Law and Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy
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Learning by Suing: Structural Estimates of Court Errors in Patent Litigation

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Alan C. Marco
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy
Downloads 220 (155,261)
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patents, uncertainty, litigation, innovation, event study

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The Dynamics of Patent Citations

Economics Letters, Vol. 94, No. 2, February 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Alan C. Marco
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy
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patents, patent citations, hazard rate, duration, patent quality

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Complementarities and Spillovers in Mergers: An Empirical Investigation Using Patent Data

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2013
Alan C. Marco and Gordon C. Rausser
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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mergers, acquisitions, patents, plant biotechnology, agricultural biotechnology, complementarities, spillovers

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Certain Patents

16 Yale J.L. & Tech. 103 (2013)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Alan C. Marco and Saurabh Vishnubhakat
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and Texas A&M University School of Law
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patents, uncertainty, litigation, innovation, event study

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The Problem of Shared Social Cost

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Nov 2007
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, Vassar College and Vassar College
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tort law, liability, environmental regulation, total liability, asymmetric information

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Kelo, Cuno, and the Broken Window

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2007
Alan C. Marco and Jonathan C. Rork
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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property rights, eminent domain, tax competition, Kelo

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Patenting — With Chinese Characteristics

University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-12
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2015
Jay P. Kesan, Alan C. Marco and Richard Miller
University of Illinois College of Law, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
Downloads 123 (254,956)
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Patents, China, Innovation, International

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Of Multipliers and Market Value: Just Compensation in a Post-Kelo World

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Dec 2007
Alan C. Marco
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy
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eminent domain, takings, just compensation, multiplier

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Congestion Pricing for Patent Applications

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2013
Alan C. Marco and James E. Prieger
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and Pepperdine University - School of Public Policy
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patents, patent applications, patent application fee, renewal fee

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Perspectives on the Growth in Chinese Patent Applications to the USPTO

USPTO Economic Working Paper 2014-1, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-27
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Dec 2016
Alan C. Marco, Richard Miller and Jay P. Kesan
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, United States Patent and Trademark Office and University of Illinois College of Law
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patents, China

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Bargaining in the Shadow of Precedent: Asymmetric Stakes Revisited

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2007
Alan C. Marco and Kieran J. Walsh
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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bargaining, litigation, licensing, patents, selection, selection hypothesis, Priest and Klein, asymmetric stakes

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The USPTO Trademark Assignment Dataset: Descriptions and Insights

USPTO Economic Working Paper 2014-2
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 12 Oct 2016
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
Downloads 70 (365,711)
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Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Brands, Licensing, Markets for Technology

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Credibility and Credulity: How Beliefs About Beliefs Affect Entry Incentives

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Nov 2006
Alan C. Marco and Kieran J. Walsh
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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patents, uncertainty, entry, patent litigation, patent infringement, entry deterrence

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What Is the Probability of Receiving a US Patent?

USPTO Economic Working Paper 2013-2
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Oct 2016
Michael Carley, Deepak Hegde and Alan C. Marco
Independent, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy
Downloads 65 (380,235)
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patent

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Putting China's Patent Rise into Context

Intellectual Asset Management, November/December 2016, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-04
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
Jay P. Kesan, Alan C. Marco and Richard Miller
University of Illinois College of Law, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Assessing the Representativeness of Published US Patent Records: A Research Guide

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-13
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Stuart J.H. Graham, Alan C. Marco and Richard Miller
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Patents, Patent examination, Innovation research

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The USPTO Patent Examination Research Dataset: A Window on Patent Processing

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 554-578, 2018
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Aug 2018
Stuart J.H. Graham, Alan C. Marco and Richard Miller
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
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innovation research, patent examination, patents

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Monetizing Marks: Insights from the USPTO Trademark Assignment Dataset

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 403-432, 2018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Aug 2018
Stuart J.H. Graham, Alan C. Marco and Amanda Myers
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
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brands, innovation, intellectual property, licensing, markets for technology, trademarks

The Role of Patent Rights in Mergers: Consolidation in Plant Biotechnology

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 90, Issue 1, pp. 133-151, 2008
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Apr 2020
Alan C. Marco and Gordon C. Rausser
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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hazard estimation, mergers and acquisitions, mutually blocking patents, patent enforceability, patent rights, plant biotechnology

The Role of Patent Rights in Mergers: Consolidation in Plant Biotechnology

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 90, Issue 1, pp. 133-151, February 2008
Posted: 29 Jan 2008
Alan C. Marco and Gordon C. Rausser
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

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The Impact of State Lotteries on State Tax Revenues

Posted: 28 Mar 2003
Stephen C. Fink, Alan C. Marco and Jonathan C. Rork
Vassar College, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and Georgia State University - Department of Economics

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