Patents

Innovators to watch: Who is heading for the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators list?

The Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators™ is a program produced annually by the Derwent™ team at Clarivate™ to identify and celebrate companies and research institutions at the very top of the global innovation ecosystem. Using the same methodology every year, we measure the patented ideas of over 14,000 entities for their levels of investment, impact […]

Chasing change: Innovation and patent activity during COVID-19

In just a few short months, COVID-19 swept through the world. To understand the impact of the pandemic on the world’s innovators and measure sentiment, our Derwent™ team asked organizations from a cross-section of industries worldwide about how the pandemic has affected their innovation strategies and the critical role of the IP professional. Read the […]

World Oceans Day: Encouraging sustainability

Sofia Nogués, Senior External Communications Manager at Clarivate, urges everyone to take action on sustainability to help safeguard our oceans Sofia Nogués is based in the Clarivate Barcelona office. In December 2019, she completed a 10-day voyage from Aruba to Panama as part of eXXpedition Round the World – an all-women voyage with a mission […]

Now is the time to accelerate innovation

COVID-19 has impacted almost every business in every country around the world with entire industries having to pause, and millions of employees furloughed or laid off. However, smart businesses all around the world have realized that innovation, and the protection of that innovation, is even more important now than it ever has been. This increase […]

At the top of innovation ecosystem – more intense, more complex, faster

Ed White, head of analytics for the IP Group of Clarivate Analytics shares key findings from the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators™ 2020 report. This annual initiative by the Derwent team at Clarivate Analytics measures and ranks facets of patent activity to produce a shortlist of innovating corporations and research institutions that sit at the […]

Looking back: Intellectual property highlights from 2019

As we look forward to a new year, my colleagues and I at Clarivate Analytics wanted to share our selection of the most significant intellectual property related events from 2019 involving patents, trademarks, copyrights and domain names. In no particular order, here are our top ten IP highlights from 2019: The United States Supreme Court […]

Patent analysis reveals India’s steady growth in innovation across all industries

With analysis driven by Derwent, a new report from Clarivate Analytics explores locally filed patents as a measure of innovation in India. A country’s innovation output can be assessed by its patent publication trends. In India, the presence and continuous expansion of hundreds of research and development centers is testimony to the abundance of intellectual […]

Top 100 Global Innovators: The DNA Behind Their Success – top ten takeaways

High-impact innovation drives the discovery of new technologies and life-changing solutions, improving the way we live while benefiting a company’s bottom-line. As a follow-up to the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators 2018-19 report, we held a webinar featuring notable speakers from Microsoft, Dow, and 3M. The discussion centred around the ways these industry leaders push […]

Ten hacks to gain a valuable edge in your patent searches

Patent searching is by no means an exact science. With a plethora of search tools and consulting practices to choose from, there is no “one size fits all” to guarantee the successful capture of all relevant prior art. But if you follow these best practice guidelines, the chances of obtaining more targeted, accurate results will […]

Ten hacks for managing patent translation requirements

The globalization of innovation has led to an increasing need to seek IP protection across international borders. The requirement for accurate and timely translations is a critical part of this process. In this edition of our Ten Hacks series, we reveal some useful tips that could potentially help you to reduce both costs and the […]