• Ins and Outs of Invention 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Acharya, Nigam (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-09-23)
      The patenting of a technical invention is critically important to innovation in science and engineering. Nigam Acharya, an attorney from the Atlanta office of Barnes & Thornburg will join us to talk about how patents work ...
    • Measuring the Interdisciplinarity of Nano-Biosensor Research based on Citation Analysis 

      Carley, Stephen; Gao, Lidan; Ma, Tingting; Porter, Alan L.; Wang, Wenping; Zhang, Xian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-16)
      This research introduces a methodology that combines analysis of cited literature and cited patents to explore differences and similarities between nano-biosensor (NBS) science and technology.
    • Organizational paths of commercializing patented inventions: The effects of transaction costs, firm capabilities, and collaborative ties 

      Jung, Taehyun; Walsh, John P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-04)
      This study examines the factors affecting modes of commercializing patented inventions using a novel dataset based on a survey of U.S. inventors. We find that technological uncertainty and possessing complementary assets ...
    • State-led Technological Development: A Case of China's Nanotechnology Development 

      Huang, Can; Wu, Yilin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-16)
      We analyze the nanotechnology patent applications filed in China from 1998 to 2008 and find that the extraordinary nanotechnology development in China has been primarily promoted by the public sector but not driven by ...
    • Uses and nonuses of patented inventions 

      Jung, Taehyun (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-18)
      Innovation comprises the processes of invention and commercialization. While the importance of innovation, especially commercialization, has been widely recognized, existing studies have largely overlooked the commercialization ...