NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

US Faculty Patenting: Inside and Outside the University

Jerry Thursby, Anne Fuller, Marie Thursby

NBER Working Paper No. 13256
Issued in July 2007

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The authors gratefully acknowledge research support from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Fuller acknowledges support from the Alan and Mildred Peterson Foundation, and M. Thursby acknowledges support from the National Science Foundation. Participants of seminars at University College London, London Business School, the 2006 Technology Transfer Society meeting and 2006 Roundtable on Engineering Entrepreneurship Research at Georgia Institute of Technology provided useful comments. We thank Bhaven Sampat for providing access to his patent database. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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