Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [statistics]

The tag has no usage guidance.

1
vote
1answer
578 views

What is family-to-family citations and how is it different from patent-to-patent citations?

I am working on Patent Ranking project where I need to consider patent citations as one of the metric. I cant find the definition of family-to-family citations. And how is it different from patent-to-...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Is there any online database that provides the firm level patent statistics for research purposes?

Is there any online database that provides the firm level patent statistics of India for research purposes?
6
votes
3answers
139 views

How often are patents terminally disclaimed?

How many patents have terminal disclaimers (i.e., truncation in their time to expiry)? I am looking for a percentage of the total population of patents granted. A rough estimate + source is good ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

Number of patents in a classification

Trying to establish how many patents have been issued in the U.S. for a certain classification, it seems not straightforward to get just that. As a case in point, pick classification 715/234. The ...
2
votes
3answers
155 views

Is there ex parte reexamination statistics narrowed to software patents only?

uspto.gov publish statistics quarterly, but the numbers are averaged from all industries and fields. I am trying to figure out whats chances a software patent had in 2011/2012 to go through a ex parte ...