Getting Started with PATSTAT Register

Forthcoming, Australian Economic Review

16 Pages Posted: 22 Dec 2016

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Gaétan de Rassenfosse

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Martin Kracker

European Patent Office

Gianluca Tarasconi

Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

Date Written: 2016

Abstract

This paper provides a technical introduction to the PATSTAT Register database, which contains bibliographical, procedural and legal status data on patent applications handled by the European Patent Office. It presents eight MySQL queries that cover some of the most relevant aspects of the database for research purposes. It targets academic researchers and practitioners who are familiar with the PATSTAT database and the MySQL language.

Keywords: patent indicatot, PATSTAT

Suggested Citation

de Rassenfosse, Gaétan and Kracker, Martin and Tarasconi, Gianluca, Getting Started with PATSTAT Register (2016). Forthcoming, Australian Economic Review, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2888801

Gaétan De Rassenfosse (Contact Author)

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne ( email )

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Martin Kracker

European Patent Office ( email )

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Gianluca Tarasconi

Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi ( email )

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Milan, MI 20136
Italy

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