Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
A405204 Seminar on patent information analysis 1.0 1
Description In recent years, economists, social science researchers, policymakers, businessmen and professionals have begun to make increasing meso-level and macro-level use of patent information. This is being done to analyze, for example, patenting activities of a country' technical patterns of internationalization; patenting activities in a sector, technology or company to ascertain or forecast the direction of technical change, or ascertain the relative technological position of a company in a marketplace; etc. As such, the use of patent information has expanded to many different tactical and strategic business, research, and policy making activities at national, institutional or enterprise levels. Therefore, the primary objective of present course focus on patent information analysis in several areas through papers review.