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Patents as Quality Signals - The Implications for Financing Constraints on R&D

Patents as Quality Signals - The Implications for Financing Constraints on R&D

Information about the success of a new technology is usually held asymmetrically between the research and development (R&D)-performing firm and potential lenders and investors. This raises the cost of...

Globalisation of corporate invention

Globalisation of corporate invention

The Corporate Invention Board project, which aims at characterizing the nature and the extent of technological globalisation, gives the possibility to track and analyze the transformation of global...

The More You Spend, the More You Get - The Effect of R&D and Capital Expenditures on Biotechnology Patents

The More You Spend, the More You Get - The Effect of R&D and Capital Expenditures on Biotechnology Patents

This paper uses statistical models of counts to analyze the relationship between patents on the one side and R&D and capital expenditures on the other. It focuses on the biotechnology industry over...

Home or abroad - R&D and patenting among European food and beverage multinationals

Home or abroad - R&D and patenting among European food and beverage multinationals

Using a sample of 59 major European food and beverage multinationals and their 8,432 subsidiaries worldwide, we study the characteristics and evolution over time of their inventions. In doing so, we...

Learning to Collaborate for Technology Development - Longitudinal Evidence for Patenting Firms in Denmark

Learning to Collaborate for Technology Development - Longitudinal Evidence for Patenting Firms in Denmark

Gaining access to essential and valuable resources and technologies not owned by the firm itself has frequently been characterized as a fundamental reason behind strategic technology alliances and...

What is small - Small and medium enterprises facing patenting activities

What is small - Small and medium enterprises facing patenting activities

In this paper the effect of firm's size is analyzed in relation with the probability to apply for a patent. We work on the identification of a minimal firm's size, a threshold, needed to formally...

The More You Spend, the More You Get - The Effects of R&D and Capital Expenditures on the Patenting Activities of Biotechnology Firms

The More You Spend, the More You Get - The Effects of R&D and Capital Expenditures on the Patenting Activities of Biotechnology Firms

This paper aims at investigating in a quantitative way the main factors influencing the patent output of a sample of European and non-European biotechnology firms. Statistical models for count data...