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NIST Customer Demographics: Patent Licenses



Nicole K. Gingrich, Isaac S. Patterson


This economic analysis brief summarizes the efforts and results of the data collection and analysis of NIST's patent licensee information. Summary statistics for licensees are provided for fiscal years 2006 through 2015. Included in the analysis are demographically descriptive variables such as the age, location, North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes, number of employees and geographic distribution of NIST licensees. Overall, this publication provides demographics of companies that licensed NIST technologies.
Economic Analysis Brief (NIST EAB) - 10
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demographics, license, patent, technology transfer.


Gingrich, N. and Patterson, I. (2018), NIST Customer Demographics: Patent Licenses, Economic Analysis Brief (NIST EAB) - 10, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 22, 2024)
Created August 13, 2018, Updated November 10, 2018