Tracing the knowledge transfer from science to technology as reflected in patent indicators
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The use of references of patent search reports as transfer indications needs a good theoretical understanding of the underlying examination procedures. On this background, different patent indicators based on sample patents and on respective references can be established and combined to a network which gives an interesting insight into the complex process of knowledge transfer from science to technology.
KeywordsKnowledge Transfer Theoretical Understanding Interesting Insight Respective Reference Examination Procedure
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