Patents

Money in the pot: An analysis of patented cannabinoids innovation

Cannabis has been making a lot of headlines lately. Nearly a century after it was listed as a prohibited substance in the United States and elsewhere, recent years have seen a gradual shift towards acceptance—both as a medicine and as a recreational substance.  California led the way, as the first US state to approve medicinal […]

From star-gazing to space travel

This article is part of an ongoing State of Innovation series exploring global inventions and innovation trends in 12 key industries.  Download the State of Innovation report on the Aerospace industry now, or download the full 2017 report here. Who among us has not gazed upwards at the night sky in sheer wonder at the vastness and […]

Updated for 2018: The 100 Most Innovative Universities

Stanford University has once again distinguished itself with a mix of innovative research, patenting strength, and industry partnerships to emerge atop the latest Reuters ranking of “The Top 100 Most Innovative Universities.” For four consecutive years now, Clarivate Analytics has furnished the underlying data to Reuters for this global listing, and Stanford has led the […]

Internet of Things: Connectivity vs. vulnerability

This article is part of an ongoing State of Innovation series exploring global inventions and innovation trends in 12 key industries.  Download the State of Innovation report on the Information Technology industry now, or download the full 2017 report here.   The race is on for innovators to develop methods to thwart the hackers.”   The term Internet […]

Intelligent domotics

This article is part of an ongoing State of Innovation series exploring global inventions and innovation trends in 12 key industries.  Download the State of Innovation report on the Home Appliances industry now, or download the full 2017 report here. With the price of electricity soaring once again, families are finding it more and more difficult to […]

US 10 millionth patent reflects accelerating pace of innovation

10 million. A big number? Well, if you’re talking about the number of stars in the universe, not so big. But if we’re talking about patents, it’s huge. On June 19th 2018, the United States Patent and Trademark Office announced the publication of US patent number 10,000,000.  Following much speculation in the industry about potential candidates […]

Chinese full text English translations are now enhanced in Derwent Innovation

China continues to grow in importance both as a global market and as a source of the majority of the world’s patent information. In 2017, 2.66 million Chinese patent documents were published (0.97 million utility model patents, 1.27 million invention patent applications and 0.42 million granted invention patents).  Access to the best possible data contained […]

World IP Day, we celebrate women inventors at the forefront of innovation

This article is part of an ongoing series from Clarivate Analytics celebrating women in STEM with profiles of female inventors, scientists, researchers, and corporate leaders featured in Derwent, Web of Science, BioWorld, and Publons. See more articles in this series, or follow our online campaign using #WomenAtClarivate.   In celebration of World IP Day and […]

For 2018, Europe’s top 100 most innovative universities

Using data from Clarivate Analytics, Reuters has updated its annual presentation of the world’s most innovative institutions. This installment covers European universities. The new listing of Europe’s top 100, like the rankings in each of the two previous years, is based on publication and patent figures supplied by Clarivate. These data points specify the institutions […]

Litigation Analysis: Patent litigation in the US

This analysis was developed in collaboration by Rohit Gole, Prashanti Rao, Ashish Sankhe, Tanvi Penshanwar, and Yogeeta Mohite, all of Clarivate Analytics.  Understanding the climate in which a business operates is critical to the success of those operations.  That is particularly true of assessing the risks and opportunities presented by the litigation environment of an […]