Publications

 

Reports

  • Patent Backlogs, Inventories and Pendency: An International Framework
  • June 2013
  • Co-authored with the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office
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Journal Articles

  • Using the Classroom to Bring Big Data to Statistical Agencies
  • Ron Jarmin, Julia Lane, and Alan Marco, with Ian Foster
  • AMSTATNEWS, The Membership Magazine of the American Statistical Association, 1 November 2014
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  • The USPTO Trademark Case Files Dataset: Descriptions, Lessons, and Insights
  • Stuart Graham, Galen Hancock, Alan Marco, and Amanda Fila Myers
  • Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Volume 22, Issue 4, Winter 2013, Pages 669-705.
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  • Of Smart Phone Wars and Software Patents
  • Stuart Graham and Saurabh Vishnubhakat
  • Journal of Economic Perspectives, Volume 27, Number 1, Winter 2012, Pages 67-86.
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  • The Case for Standard Measures of Patent Quality
  • David J. Kappos and Stuart Graham
  • MIT Sloan Management Review, Volume 53, Issue 3, Spring 2012.
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Presented Papers

  • Patent allowance and examination quality at the USPTO
  • Michael Carley, Deepak Hegde, and Alan Marco
  • • Chicago-Kent Roundtable on Empirical Studies of IP, Oct 11-12, 2013
  •  12th Annual International Industrial Organization Conference, April 11-13, 2014
  • Monetizing Marks: Insights from the USPTO Trademark Assignment Dataset
  • Stuart Graham, Alan Marco, and Amanda Myers
  •  Conference on Innovation Economics
  •  9th Annual Conference of EPIP Association, September 4-5, 2014
  • Estimating the Sensitivity of RCE Filing Behavior to PTO Fees
  • Stuart Graham, Alan Marco, and Richard Miller
  •  Seventh Annual Conference on Innovation Economics, June 19-20, 2014
  •  Chicago-Kent Roundtable on Empirical Studies of IP, Oct 11-12, 2013
  •  IP5 Statistics Working Group, July 28-30, 2014
  • Public PAIR Data Release: Transaction Histories
  • Stuart Graham, Alan Marco, and Richard Miller
  •  9th Annual Conference of EPIP Association, September 4-5, 2014
  • The Strategic Value of Trade Marks
  • Alan Marco and Amanda Myers
  •  9th Annual Conference of EPIP Association, September 4-5, 2014
  • Of Smart Phone Wars and Software Patents
  • Stuart Graham and Saurabh Vishnubhakat
  •  Research Roundtable on Software and Business Method Patents, April 24-25, 2014

Working Papers

  • The USPTO Trademark Assignment Dataset: Descriptions and Insights
  •  Stuart Graham, Alan Marco, Amanda F. Myers, and Kirsten Apple
  • April, 2014
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  • Perspectives on the growth in Chinese patent applications to the USPTO
  • Alan Marco, Richard Miller and Jay Kesan
  • February, 2014
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  • What is the Probability of Receiving a US Patent?
  • Michael Carley, Deepak Hegde and Alan Marco
  • December, 2013
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  • What is behind the growth in trademark filings? An analysis of United States data
  • Amanda F. Myers
  • October, 2013
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