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Solar water splitting: fuelling the power and energy sectors towards a sustainable future (Industry reports)
The growing demand for sustainable energy is a major challenge for the scientific community, with recent IP filings showing an increasing interest in harnessing solar energy to split water for the purpose of hydrogen production.
Resistant starch: the patent landscape (Industry reports)
IP filings in the resistant starch field have increased rapidly since 2000. With new innovative technologies, such as the CRISPR-Cas9 system, it will be interesting to see how companies strengthen their portfolios going forward.
Smart coatings: next-generation supersonic aircraft, high-performance engine parts and gas turbines (Industry reports)
Since 2000, smart coating technology has been rapidly evolving in various industries such as aerospace. Though costly, market pull and patenting activity in the aerospace sector indicate a bright future for this technology.
IEEE’s empirical record of success and innovation following patent policy updates (Industry reports)
Despite claims that the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' standardisation work had been adversely affected by its 2015 patent licensing policy update, analysis suggests that the institute's standardisation work is thriving.
Fat replacers: fighting obesity, cardiovascular disease and cancer (Industry reports)
Considering the urgent need for further R&D in fat replacement technologies and the ongoing search for ideal fat replacers in a host of everyday products, the number of patent filings in this technology domain is relatively low.
Perovskite solar cells: harnessing clean energy for a bright future (Industry reports)
The budding field of perovskite solar cells holds substantial possibilities for the power and energy sector. The legal status of inventions in this domain demonstrates significantly higher grant rates in China compared to other countries.
IP trend evolution replacing lithium-ion batteries with next-generation sodium-ion batteries (Industry reports)
Compared with other energy storage technologies, sodium-ion battery systems are a promising method for large-scale electricity storage. The patent landscape in this domain suggests that industry players are more aware than ever of the potential of sodium-ion batteries as an alternative to lithium-ion batteries.
FRAND royalty and mobile telecoms SEPs an analysis of recent court cases (Industry reports)
Numerous court cases worldwide suggest wide-ranging royalty rates for implementing 2G, 3G and 4G standard-essential patents (SEPs) in handsets. This outcome is further confirmed by one of the active patent pools that offers 3G and 4G SEP licences.
IP trend evaluation CAR T-cell therapy (Industry reports)
Recent IP trends confirm that identifying antigens that are highly expressed by tumour cells, but have limited or no expression in normal cells is an important factor in developing chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapies.
Best practice in IP management: transformations (Industry reports)
Best practice in IP management reflects a transformation in perceptions about intellectual property, including how IP management is framed and suitable IP performance metrics, organisational structure and implementation.
Best practice in IP management: leaner and smarter (Industry reports)
Emerging best practices in IP management reflect an awareness that the traditional management approach is extremely wasteful and significant improvements could be made through eliminating or reducing sources of waste.
Next generation inventions: a computer-human perspective (Industry reports)
A new generation of technologies which incorporate automation and autonomous artificial intelligence can perform tasks with human-like ability and appear to be transforming inventorship as we know it.
Patent search: the evolution from manual to artificial intelligence (Industry reports)
The evolution of patent searching from manual to AI-based methods is unique. Millions of data sets can now be searched using simpler, faster and more dependable tools.
CRISPR: the gene editing tool making the world go round (Industry reports)
While an interference battle over patents relating to clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeat technology between two major biotech companies was officially settled last year, the licensing war is far from over.
Legal risk of cloud computing (Industry reports)
As cloud computing applications are regularly integrated into complex cloud systems, companies must ensure that their cloud-based solutions are not inadvertently infringing patented inventions.
Evolution of patent claim drafting (Industry reports)
Applied in the right context, artificial intelligence can provide a cheaper, quicker and more convenient method for evaluating certain aspects of patent claim drafting than retaining an expert to analyse claims manually.
Humans versus robots: changes in patent drafting trends (Industry reports)
While patent specification drafting can be laborious, it is a significant and skill-based task, and one which the IP sector should rely on professionals to complete.
Disruption in the IP ecosystem: 3D printing perspectives in start-ups (Industry reports)
Three-dimensional printing has many uses and benefits for manufacturers, including rapid prototyping, lower production volumes, greater flexibility in product customisation and increased product lifecycles. However, IP protection in this domain is difficult under existing policies and using existing enforcement methods.
Cloud computing patent litigation on the rise (Industry reports)
Cloud computing forms a space where technologies are complex and different solutions converge. A growing number of companies are filing for patent protection on cloud computing technologies or acquiring earlier-filed patents to defend themselves against future litigation.
How to count and valuate standard-essential patents (Industry reports)
Standardised technologies such as 3G, 4G and soon 5G will strongly contribute to the next technological revolution of the Internet of Things. In this regard, standard-essential patents are increasingly the subject of lively debate among market observers, policy makers and regulatory institutions.
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