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Patents

Patent IP Research

  1. Survey of innovation and patent use
  2. UK plant breeding sector and innovation
  3. Gender profiles in worldwide patenting: An analysis of female inventorship
  4. Gender profiles in UK patenting: An analysis of female inventorship
  5. Counting patent cases at the PHC and IPEC in 2014
  6. Graphene: the worldwide patent landscape in 2015
  7. Patent Harmonisation: US & UK Study on Grace Periods
  8. Examining Patent Cases at the Patents Court and IPEC: 2007-2013
  9. Patent backlogs: a methodological update for UK analysis
  10. A patent landscape analysis of thermoelectric generators
  11. The patent guide
  12. Eight great technologies: the patent landscapes
  13. New eight great technologies internet of things
  14. New eight great technologies: quantum technologies
  15. Eight great technologies: Life sciences, genomics and synthetic biology
  16. Eight great technologies: advanced materials
  17. Eight great technologies: agri-science
  18. Eight great technologies: Big data
  19. Eight great technologies: Energy storage
  20. Eight great technologies: robotics and autonomous systems
  21. Eight great technologies: Regenerative medicine
  22. Eight great technologies: satellites
  23. Conference on patent use
  24. 3D printing: a patent overview
  25. Quantum technologies
  26. A study of patent thickets
  27. Patent backlogs, inventories and pendency
  28. Graphene
  29. 3D Televisions: a patent landscape analysis
  30. Patent incentives
  31. The use of alternatives to patents and limits to incentives
  32. Stem cells
  33. Agrifoods
  34. Patent thickets
  35. Graphene: the UK perspective
  36. Graphene: a worldwide overview
  37. Regenerative medicine: the UK landscape
  38. Disruptive technology: a toolkit
  39. Patent landscape: UK innovation nanotechnology
  40. Patent landscape: recycling and separation technologies
  41. Patent landscape: recycling and separation technologies
  42. Patent informatics: energy from waste
Published 8 September 2014
Last updated 4 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Survey of innovation and patent use added.
  2. UK plant breeding sector and innovation added.
  3. Gender profiles in worldwide patenting: An analysis of female inventorship added.
  4. Gender profiles in UK patenting: An analysis of female inventorship added.
  5. Counting patent cases at the PHC and IPEC in 2014 added.
  6. Graphene: the worldwide patent landscape in 2015 published.
  7. Patent Harmonisation: US & UK Study on Grace Periods added.
  8. Examining Patent Cases at the Patents Court and IPEC: 2007-2013 report added.
  9. Patent backlogs: a methodological update for UK analysis added.
  10. A patent landscape analysis of thermoelectric generators has been published.
  11. The Patent guide has been published.
  12. Addition on 4 October 2014: Eight great technologies: the patent landscapes
  13. First published.