Does the US patent system hold up or push forward the commercialization of technological innovations?
Does the US patent system frustrate or facilitate the inventive acivities and entrepreneurial processes central to economic growth?
Hoover IP² is working to review the premises of the US patent system and to address questions of scope, specification, duration, and economic impact of that system.
Recent Working Papers
IP² Working Paper No. 16011
A New Dataset on Mobile Phone Patent License Royalties
by Alexander Galetovic, Stephen Haber, and Lew Zaretzki
IP² Working Paper No. 16010
The Market for Software Innovation Through the Lens of Patent Licenses and Sales
by Colleen V. Chien
IP² Working Paper No. 16002
First-Mover Advantages Before and After TRIPS: Evidence from the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry
by Ajay Bhaskarabhatla and Chirantan Chatterjee
IP² Working Paper No. 15018
The Market Impacts of Pharmaceutical Product Patents in Developing Countries
by Mark Duggan, Craig Garthwaite, and Aparajita Goyal