All pages with keywords: patent

New report finds decisive policy action could bring UK big opportunities from zero-emission and autonomous vehicles

Press release 13 February, 2020

Zero-emission and autonomous vehicles present significant growth potential for the UK, and diverse employment opportunities across future supply chains for a range of goods and services, according to a new report published today (13 February 2020). read more »


Seizing sustainable growth opportunities from zero emission passenger vehicles in the UK

a policy publication by Sam Unsworth, Anna Valero, Ralf Martin, Dennis Verhoeven 12 February, 2020

The UK needs to adopt a strategic approach to decarbonisation and the transition to net-zero economic growth. This report focuses on the goods and services related to passenger vehicles, identifying the multiple areas in which the UK could be competitive: opportunities lie in diverse goods and services across value chains and stages of innovation. read more »


Is firm-level clean or dirty innovation valued more?

Is firm-level clean or dirty innovation valued more?

a working paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Cal B. Muckley, Parvati Neelakantan 3 October, 2019

In this paper the authors raise the question of whether there is an economic incentive for firms to pursue strategies of clean, environmentally supportive innovation as opposed to carbon-emitting dirty innovation activities. read more »


International patent families: from application strategies to statistical indicators

International patent families: from application strategies to statistical indicators

a working paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Yann Ménière, Myra Mohnen 28 February, 2017

This paper provides an in-depth analysis of the characteristics of international patent families, including their domestic component. The authors exploit a relatively under-studied feature of patent families, namely the number … read more »


Environmental Policy and Directed Technological Change: Evidence from the European Carbon Market

Environmental Policy and Directed Technological Change: Evidence from the European Carbon Market

a research article by Raphael Calel, Antoine Dechezleprêtre 4 March, 2016

This paper investigates the impact of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) on technological change, exploiting installations level inclusion criteria to estimate the System’s causal impact on firms’ … read more »


Invention and diffusion of water supply and water efficiency technologies: insights from a global patent dataset

a research article by Declan Conway, Antoine Dechezleprêtre 15 December, 2015

This paper identifies over 50,000 patents filed worldwide in various water-related technologies between 1990 and 2010, distinguishing between those related to availability (supply) and conservation (demand) technologies. Patenting activity is … read more »


Invention and diffusion of water supply and water efficiency technologies: insights from a global patent dataset

a working paper by Declan Conway, Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Nick Johnstone, Ivan Haščič 24 June, 2015

This paper identifies over 50 000 patents filed worldwide in various water-related technologies between 1990 and 2010, distinguishing between those related to availability (supply) and conservation (demand) technologies. read more »


Environmental regulation and the cross-border diffusion of new technology: Evidence from automobile patents

Environmental regulation and the cross-border diffusion of new technology: Evidence from automobile patents

a research article by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Eric Neumayer 4 September, 2014

Examines the impact of environmental regulation on the international diffusion of new technology through the patent system read more »


Fast-tracking green patent applications

Fast-tracking green patent applications

a commentary by Antoine Dechezleprêtre 1 June, 2013

Promoting environmentally-friendly innovation has become a key priority in national and international environmental policy. Intellectual property (IP) regimes, particularly patent laws, are perhaps the most important of the regulatory vehicles … read more »


Environmental policy and directed technological change: evidence from the European carbon market

Environmental policy and directed technological change: evidence from the European carbon market

a working paper by Raphael Calel, Antoine Dechezleprêtre 1 March, 2012

This paper was updated in February 2013 This paper investigates the impact of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS)on technological change. We exploit installations-level inclusion … read more »