Naina Khanna has been adjudged the winner for the 4Ip Council Research Award 2018. Her paper titled “Patent Quality: Does one-size-fit all?” has been ranked #1. (https://www.4ipcouncil.com/research/research-award)
4iP Council is a European research council dedicated to developing high quality academic insight and empirical evidence on topics related to intellectual property and innovation. (https://www.4ipcouncil.com/). The 4Ip Council Research Award aims to foster student interest in, and validate new ideas on key topics related to the interplay between patents and innovation.
In her article, Naina analysed a broad range of literature to answer the question; what the term “patent quality” may encompass and whether there could be one size fits all definition? The paper seeks to facilitate the identification of factors that influence the quality of patents, especially from a sound policy perspective.