Measuring patent quality and national technological capacity in cross-country comparison
- Publisher: Mannheim: Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW)
O34 | 330 Wirtschaft | patent quality | cross-country comparison | national technological capacity | O32
China recently surpassed the USA as the greatest global source of patent applications. However, without internationally comparable measures of patent quality it remains questionable whether China's patent expansion constitutes the rise of a new technological superpower....