IP

McKinsey report and Clarivate data identify global innovation’s pivot to Asia

IP activity in Asia has undergone two unmistakeable shifts in recent years, both spearheaded by Mainland China. The first has progressed over the long-term and seen Asia become a global innovation hub and take the lead in global patent filings. The second shift, which has taken place much more rapidly, concerns a pivot away from […]

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 […]