PatentsView, OCE’s patent data visualization and analysis platform, hosts workshops focusing on improving the quality and availability of patent data. Recent workshops have revealed many potential improvements to several critical aspects of patent data, including entity resolution for disambiguating inventors, assignees and legal entities.
Advancing research on inventor demographics
August 26, 2022
Event web site: USPTO Symposium on advancing research on inventor demographics
Understanding the demographic makeup of inventors who apply for patents is a critical first step for characterizing who participates in the intellectual property ecosystem and for identifying policies that will expand participation. The USPTO is organizing a one-day symposium that will bring together economists, computer scientists, and others to discuss research methods, applied examples, and new ideas.