Archive for May, 2007

Patents – indicators of R&D and innovation

In the backdrop of patent application surges and a boom in medical patents, a report titled ‘The Means to Compete’ by the Economist Intelligence Unit of The Economist, sheds some light on the relation between patents and innovation, an issue which is generating considerable debate at this time. ..the indicators used in the index—public and private expenditure on R&D, and... Read More