Facilitating the mobilisation, sharing, or exchange of patents is important to promote innovation. Analysis of the functions, business models, and activities of IP specialist firms which organise the circulation of patented inventions is the central topic of this research.
This paper investigates the characteristics, functioning and incidence of pre-emptive patenting, defined as patent filings whose main effect is to hamper the grant of other patents.
Given the current low level of nanotechnology monitoring, the objective of this paper is to provide a comprehensive overview of nanotechnology developments globally through a systematic and critical analysis of available and comparable indicators and statistics.
This document presents the OECD Definitions of Information Economy Products: the ICT products definition and Content and media products definition.
This report warns that innovation risks being hit hard by the economic crisis as the capital to finance it grows scarce.
This paper aims at presenting trademarks, their potential link with innovations and their main statistical properties, to see if they may serve as an innovation indicator.
Results and analysis of a business survey on the licensing-out of patents. The goal was to investigate the intensity of licensing to affiliated and non-affiliated companies, its evolution, the characteristics, motivations and obstacles met by companies licensing or willing to license.
This paper discusses the challenges faced when attempting to construct appropriate bilateral trade matrices using annual data collected by the OECD and United Nations, as well as national sources.
This study addresses the issue of carbon embodiments in trade using internationally comparable OECD data sources (input-output, bilateral goods trade and CO2 emissions) for 41 countries/regions by 17 industries.
This paper draws on OECD work from the last 10 years to provide an overview of “what we know” about good policy practices for innovation. It forms part of the first phase of the OECD Innovation Strategy.