University of Camerino


Grid Thoma

Assistant Professor of Economics and Management




Patent Management and Valuation: The Strategic and Geographical Dimension, Routledge, July 2016. Paperback edition issued in 2018.


Recent publications

Market Valuation of International Patenting Using a Real Option Approach: the Moderating Role of Uncertainty, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, DOI: 10.1080/10438599.2024.2303046.

Patents as Real Options: A Sensitivity Analysis of Option Valuation Using the Binomial Model, Quarterly Journal of Finance, 13(02):2340005, June 2023, Special Issue on Diverse Perspectives in Turbulent Times.

Composite Value Index of Trademark Indicators: A Market Value Analysis Using Tobin’s Q, World Patent Information, 66:102064, September 2021.

The Valuation of Patent-Trademark Pairing as IP Strategy: Evidence from the USPTO, Industry and Innovation 27(1–2):80–104, February 2020, Special Issue on Trademarks and their Role in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Industrial Organization.

The Valuation of Patent Real Options — An Analysis Using Patent- and Firm-Level Datasets, Best Paper Proceedings of the Seventy-ninth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 2019.

Composite Value Index of Trademark Indicators, World Patent Information 56:64–75, March 2019.

Trademarks and the Patent Premium Value: Evidence from Medical and Cosmetic Products, World Patent Information 41:23–30, June 2015.

Composite Value Index of Patent Indicators: Factor Analysis Combining Bibliographic and Survey Datasets, World Patent Information 38:19–26, September 2014.

Quality and Value of Chinese Patenting: An International Perspective, Seoul Journal of Economics 26(1):33-72, March 2013, Special Issue on Innovation and Economic Growth in the Changing Economic Landscape.