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Keeping track of global patent data

Innovation is a global phenomenon. Everywhere you look, great ideas to solve problems, both local and global, are being developed into practical and tangible solutions. This investment in innovation resulting in published patents can be tracked and mined to see what technology is being developed where and who is looking to invest in which region. […]

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 […]

Derwent Innovation coverage of German patents extended back to 1877

Germany is an important industrialised market with a long history of innovation and a well-established patent system that underlies its prosperity. It is the largest economy in Europe ahead of France and the UK, and the fourth largest in the world by nominal GDP. It is also the largest manufacturing economy in Europe with 29.1% […]

Life is better when someone reads all your patents for you

Keeping up to date with the latest patents is a critical necessity for any technology related business.  But scanning through the weekly alert is a major challenge. You need to filter out what is not relevant before you dive deeper into the patents of interest, but after a while the titles all look the same, […]

An Overview of the Blockchain Patent Landscape

From shells to currency to digital currency: How blockchain technology is revolutionizing people’s lives Over ten thousand years ago, humans began learning to use shells to trade for materials. Shells eventually turned into currency. Now, with the development of the Internet, digital currency has begun to circulate and is gradually replacing traditional currency. Unprecedented changes […]