Examiner Citations, Applicant Citations, and the Private Value of Patents

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Deepak Hegde

New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

Bhaven N. Sampat

Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health

Date Written: August 14, 2009

Abstract

Examiner citations to a patent are stronger predictors than applicant citations of a widely used measure of patent value: whether a patent has been (or will be) renewed.

Suggested Citation

Hegde, Deepak and Sampat, Bhaven N., Examiner Citations, Applicant Citations, and the Private Value of Patents (August 14, 2009). Economics Letters, Vol. 105, No. 3, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1807078

Deepak Hegde (Contact Author)

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Bhaven N. Sampat

Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health ( email )

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