What are patent families? What is the impact of adopting one definition or another? Are some definitions of patent families better suited than others for certain uses in statistical and economic analysis?
This is the second edition of the technical guidelines used in the framework of the Careers of Doctorate Holders (CDH) project, building on the experience from the first large-scale data collection.
This report gives an overview of sensor technologies and applications, and quantifies their environmental impacts.
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 report represents the first part of a two-phase OECD project on IMRS. It provides information and analysis on market developments and pricing in IMRS and sets out the nature of the perceived problem together with analysis on why IMRS pricing takes the form it does.
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.
This report aims at providing information on the advantages and pitfalls of existing indicators used to measure broadband coverage, considering coverage related to different types of technologies (e.g. xDSL, cable modem, FTTH/B, 3G, satellite, WiMAX).
This report makes a case for investment in a competitive, open-access national fibre-to-the-home network rollout based on potential spillovers in four key sectors of the economy: electricity, health, transportation and education.
This report explores available statistics and data from official statistical sources and from product life cycle studies, suggests a conceptual framework for the statistical field “ICT and the environment” and makes recommendations on how to improve statistical collection.
This paper suggests a conceptual framework for the new statistical field "ICT and the environment" based on an existing OECD framework for information society statistics.