Recent discussion/papers on patents and universities as of 2024-06

Hello GOSH, and pinging @jpearce given our previous conversations on this topic,

FYI there’s a thread today started by @chartgerink discussing universities, their tech transfer offices, and patents:

A couple papers were mentioned in the thread that might be of interest to GOSH (in addition to papers/reports that came from GOSH):

Fabrizio, K. R. (2007). University patenting and the pace of industrial innovation. Industrial and Corporate Change, 16(4), 505–534. University patenting and the pace of industrial innovation | Industrial and Corporate Change | Oxford Academic (archived PDF)

Williams, H. L. (2017). How do patents affect research investments? Annual Review of Economics, 9, 441–469. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-economics-110216-100959

I’ll certainly keep these two papers in mind in addition to this classic treatise by Boldrin & Levine:

Boldrin, M., & Levine, D. K. (2013). The case against patents. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 27(1), 3–22. https://doi.org/10.1257/jep.27.1.3

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