Patents

Definition

Government authority or licenses based on intellectual property.

Rationale

Patents serve as a useful indicator of innovation and future economic potential.

Guidance

Advice from authors on searching for information:

Searching of patents requires some guidance on databases with additional analysis required. Consult the Help section of each resource for additional information.

Resources & Data

Organizations, repositories, websites, and other sources where you can find more information:

Local

General

Data Limitations

Challenges you may encounter while searching for information:

Access to self-reported researcher or administrative/in-house data may also be required to locate documentation.

Publications

Articles, books, and other publications in translational science using the indicator:

Case Studies

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