Gender differences in obtaining and maintaining patent rights

An examination of the prosecution and maintenance histories of approximately 2.7 million US patent applications indicates that women have less favorable outcomes than men.

Full article available here.

Authors: Jyle Jensen, Balazs Kovacs and Olav Sorenson

Published by Nature Biotechnology

Full citation: Jensen, K., Kovács, B. & Sorenson, O. Gender differences in obtaining and maintaining patent rights. Nat Biotechnol 36, 307–309 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.4120

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