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Patent Information System in R&D Strategies: Tasks, Techniques and On-line Search Tools

  • Daniela Baglieri
  • Fabrizio Cesaroni
Conference paper

Abstract

Conventional patent analysis has commonly focused on factual information, while less scholarly attention has been devoted to the strategic role of Patent Information System in supporting decision-making in R&D investment. This paper attempts to fill this gap and proposes an integrated conceptual framework which lies upon a process view of R&D strategy formulation, which is split into four stages. For each stage, PIS task and nature of information are highlighted. Moreover, some public and private on-line research tools are analyzed to compare services and support.

Keywords

Citation Analysis Harvard Business School Patent Office Process View Patent Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Studi e Ricerche Economico-Aziendali ed AmbientaliUniversità di MessinaMessinaItaly
  2. 2.Departamento de Economía de la EmpresaUniversidad Carlos III de MadridMadridSpain

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