Patent value and the Tobin’s q ratio in media services
Kathryn Rudie Harrigan (),
Maria Chiara Guardo () and
Elona Marku ()
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Kathryn Rudie Harrigan: Columbia University
Maria Chiara Guardo: University of Cagliari
Elona Marku: University of Cagliari
The Journal of Technology Transfer, 2018, vol. 43, issue 1, No 1, 19 pages
Abstract Changes in a firm’s backward-dispersion patent-citation score are a useful, non-financial indicator of patent value that is positively-related to Tobin’s q. V-scores, which analyze content patterns between patents’ technological-class codes and those of their antecedents, provide contemporaneous information for investors to assess firms’ economic prospects that is more time-sensitive than forward-looking information such as forward citations. V-score analysis offers useful insights about the nature of post-acquisition learning within technologically-tumultuous industries like media-services.
Keywords: Backward citations; Tobin’s q; Radical invention; Patent scores; Innovation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L10 L25 L29 L82 O31 O32 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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