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Patents

Patent IP Research

  1. UK plant breeding sector and innovation
  2. Gender profiles in worldwide patenting: An analysis of female inventorship
  3. Gender profiles in UK patenting: An analysis of female inventorship
  4. Counting patent cases at the PHC and IPEC in 2014
  5. Graphene: the worldwide patent landscape in 2015
  6. Patent Harmonisation: US & UK Study on Grace Periods
  7. Examining Patent Cases at the Patents Court and IPEC: 2007-2013
  8. Patent backlogs: a methodological update for UK analysis
  9. A patent landscape analysis of thermoelectric generators
  10. The patent guide
  11. Eight great technologies: the patent landscapes
  12. New eight great technologies internet of things
  13. New eight great technologies: quantum technologies
  14. Eight great technologies: Life sciences, genomics and synthetic biology
  15. Eight great technologies: advanced materials
  16. Eight great technologies: agri-science
  17. Eight great technologies: Big data
  18. Eight great technologies: Energy storage
  19. Eight great technologies: robotics and autonomous systems
  20. Eight great technologies: Regenerative medicine
  21. Eight great technologies: satellites
  22. Conference on patent use
  23. 3D printing: a patent overview
  24. Quantum technologies
  25. A study of patent thickets
  26. Patent backlogs, inventories and pendency
  27. Graphene
  28. 3D Televisions: a patent landscape analysis
  29. Patent incentives
  30. The use of alternatives to patents and limits to incentives
  31. Stem cells
  32. Agrifoods
  33. Patent thickets
  34. Graphene: the UK perspective
  35. Graphene: a worldwide overview
  36. Regenerative medicine: the UK landscape
  37. Disruptive technology: a toolkit
  38. Patent landscape: UK innovation nanotechnology
  39. Patent landscape: recycling and separation technologies
  40. Patent landscape: recycling and separation technologies
  41. Patent informatics: energy from waste
Published 8 September 2014
Last updated 13 September 2016 + show all updates
  1. UK plant breeding sector and innovation added.
  2. Gender profiles in worldwide patenting: An analysis of female inventorship added.
  3. Gender profiles in UK patenting: An analysis of female inventorship added.
  4. Counting patent cases at the PHC and IPEC in 2014 added.
  5. Graphene: the worldwide patent landscape in 2015 published.
  6. Patent Harmonisation: US & UK Study on Grace Periods added.
  7. Examining Patent Cases at the Patents Court and IPEC: 2007-2013 report added.
  8. Patent backlogs: a methodological update for UK analysis added.
  9. A patent landscape analysis of thermoelectric generators has been published.
  10. The Patent guide has been published.
  11. Addition on 4 October 2014: Eight great technologies: the patent landscapes
  12. First published.