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The Globalization of Academic Entrepreneurship? The Recent Growth (2009-2014) in University Patenting Decomposed

@article{Leydesdorff2015TheGO,
  title={The Globalization of Academic Entrepreneurship? The Recent Growth (2009-2014) in University Patenting Decomposed},
  author={Loet Leydesdorff and Henry Etzkowitz and Duncan Kushnir},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2015},
  volume={abs/1512.04214}
}
The contribution of academia to US patents has become increasingly global. Following a pause, with a relatively flat rate, from 1998 to 2008, the long-term trend of university patenting rising as a share of all patenting has resumed, driven by the internationalization of academic entrepreneurship and the persistence of US university technology transfer. We disaggregate this recent growth in university patenting at the US Patent and Trademark Organization (USPTO) in terms of nations and patent… 

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