Reports

Published official reports on a variety of domestic and international IP issues including the role of IP in the economy, IP policy, IP litigation and USPTO operations. 

Progress and Potential: 2020 update on U.S. women inventor-patentees
July 2020
Read the report »
More information » 

Adjusting to Alice: USPTO Patent Examination Outcomes after Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International
April 2020
Read the report »
Press release »
Supplementary material »
More information » 

Report to Congress pursuant to P.L. 115-273, the SUCCESS Act
October 2019
Read the report »
More information »

Progress and Potential: A profile of women inventors on U.S. Patents
February 2019
Read the report »
More information »

International Collaboration and Ownership on Patents Issued to Chinese Inventors
April 2018
Read the report »

Intellectual Property and the U.S. Economy: 2016 Update
September 2016
Read the report »

Patent Litigation and USPTO Trials: Implications for Patent Examination Quality
January 2015
Read the report »

Patent Backlogs, Inventories and Pendency: An International Framework
June 2013
Co-authored with the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office
Read the report »

Intellectual Property and the U.S. Economy: Industries in Focus
March 2012
Co-authored with the Economics and Statistics Administration
More Information »
Read the report »

International Patent Protections for Small Businesses
January 2012
More Information »
Read the report »

Report on the Prior User Rights Defense
January 2012
More Information »
Read the report »