Intellectual property research: Patents

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Patent IP Research

Published 8 September 2014
Last updated 9 November 2021 + show all updates
  1. The following reports have been added to the document collection: A worldwide overview of patents in a range of technology areas, including relating to offshore wind power, low-carbon hydrogen, advanced nuclear power, greener vehicles, greener buildings and heat pumps, carbon capture usage and storage patents, and flood and coastal defences.

  2. IP filings habits of UK Higher Education Institutions added.

  3. AI-assisted patent prior art searching – feasibility study added

  4. Survey of innovation and patent use added.

  5. UK plant breeding sector and innovation added.

  6. Gender profiles in worldwide patenting: An analysis of female inventorship added.

  7. Gender profiles in UK patenting: An analysis of female inventorship added.

  8. Counting patent cases at the PHC and IPEC in 2014 added.

  9. Graphene: the worldwide patent landscape in 2015 published.

  10. Patent Harmonisation: US & UK Study on Grace Periods added.

  11. Examining Patent Cases at the Patents Court and IPEC: 2007-2013 report added.

  12. Patent backlogs: a methodological update for UK analysis added.

  13. A patent landscape analysis of thermoelectric generators has been published.

  14. The Patent guide has been published.

  15. Addition on 4 October 2014: Eight great technologies: the patent landscapes

  16. First published.