Private and Public Patent Applications Over Time (image) Waseda University Share Print E-Mail Caption Fig. 1. Private and public patent applications over time. The Figure depicts the yearly number of patent applications filed (i) independently by private sector entities, (ii) independently by public sector entities, (iii) jointly by private-public collaborations, (iv) jointly by private sector collaborations and (v) jointly by public sector collaborations. Credit Raphael Zingg (Waseda University) and Marius Fischer (Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition) Usage Restrictions Please credit Raphael Zingg (Waseda University) and Marius Fischer (Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition) Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.