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Shorter Patent Pendency Without Sacrificing Quality: The Use of Examiner’s Amendments at the USPTO
Charles deGrazia, Nicholas Pairolero and Mike Teodorescu
Academy of Management Proceedings, vol 2019, no 1, August 2019
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The Dynamic Relationship Between Investments in Brand Equity and Firm Profitability: Evidence Using Trademark Registrations
Andrew A. Toole, Dirk Crass, Dirk Czarnitzki
International Journal of the Economics of Business, vol 26, no 1, February 2019
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Patent Examination Quality and Litigation: Is There a Link?
Alan C. Marco and Richard D. Miller
International Journal of the Economics of Business, vol 26, no 1, February 2019
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Embracing Invention Similarity for the Measurement of Vertically Overlapping Claims
Charles A. W. deGrazia, Jeese P. Frumkin and Nicholas A. Pairolero 
Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2019
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Patent transactions in the marketplace: Lessons from the USPTO Patent Assignment Dataset
Journal of Economics & Management Strategy
Special Issue: Innovation Economics III: Patents, Trademarks, and Technology Standards Dataset

Volume 27, Issue 3, Fall 2018, Pages 343-371
Stuart J. H. Graham, Alan C. Marco, and Amanda F. Myers

Research-ready dataset of patent assignments and other transactions recorded with the USPTO creates new opportunities for original research, particularly relating to patent collateralization and the markets for technology and innovation.
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Business dynamics of innovating firms: Linking U.S. patents with administrative data on workers and firms
Journal of Economics & Management Strategy
Special Issue: Innovation Economics III: Patents, Trademarks, and Technology Standards Dataset

Volume 27, Issue 3, Fall 2018, Pages 372-402
Stuart J. H. Graham, Cheryl Grim, Tariqul Islam, Alan C. Marco, and Javier Miranda

Patenting firms, particularly young patenting firms, disproportionally contribute jobs to the U.S. economy, based on analysis of a new longitudinal database on inventors and patent‐owning firms.
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Monetizing marks: Insights from the USPTO Trademark Assignment Dataset
Journal of Economics & Management Strategy
Special Issue: Innovation Economics III: Patents, Trademarks, and Technology Standards Dataset

Volume 27, Issue 3, Fall 2018, Pages 403-432
Stuart J. H. Graham, Alan C. Marco, and Amanda F. Myers

Research-ready dataset of trademark assignments and other transactions recorded with the USPTO opens new avenues for research on the market for brands and trademark collateralization.
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The USPTO Patent Examination Research Dataset: A window on patent processing
Journal of Economics & Management Strategy
Special Issue: Innovation Economics III: Patents, Trademarks, and Technology Standards Dataset

Volume 27, Issue 3, Fall 2018, Pages 554-578
Stuart J.H. Graham, Alan C. Marco, and Richard Miller

Research-ready dataset of patent application prosecution records enables original and in-depth empirical research on the process of obtaining a patent from the USPTO.
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