The Impact of COVID-19 on Innovation

Patent professionals, researchers and innovators are playing a crucial role in responding to the global impact of the pandemic by leading the way in a fast-evolving and unpredictable environment.

In this survey, we reached out to patent professionals to better understand how their work has changed in response to the effects of COVID-19. The results provide detailed insight on how IP experts from a wide breadth of industries and from all around the world are handling the new opportunities and challenges.

Learn how patent professionals have adapted to the obstacles and opportunities created by COVID-19. Below are just some of the survey findings you will gain insight into:

  • The level of disruption of innovation activity due to the pandemic.
  • How innovation activity is changing in response to the crisis.
  • How information professionals are seeing patent activity change.
  • How collaboration and efficiency is challenged during these difficult times.