Patents

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 […]

Ten IP department hacks: When you need to achieve more with what you have

Doing more with less is easily said but not as easily done. This is especially true in how IP professionals manage their department and workload.  Whether it’s wringing the most value out of your filing budget, eliminating time-consuming docketing backlogs or fulfilling IDS filings on time, managing an IP practice is full of challenges and […]

Wanted: Dead or alive – the importance of patent legal status information

Patents are a fundamental tool to generate return on investment for a business.  They can be used defensively to prevent others from copying, manufacturing, selling or importing your invention without your permission. Or they can be used strategically in licensing or M&A negotiations as a bargaining tool. But, however they are used, they have no […]

The results are in: Announcing this year’s Top 100 Global Innovators.

The Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators 2018-19 report has been published today.  This is the latest annual report which aims to identify the leading innovative organizations from around the globe, to celebrate their achievements and contributions to enriching the world through innovation, and to identify key trends and changes in the innovation ecosphere. Derwent has […]

Towards a digital healthcare ecosystem

This article is part of an ongoing State of Innovation series exploring global inventions and innovation trends in 12 key industries.  Articles in this series have been excerpted from the 2017 State of Innovation report, so reflect news and analysis at the time of publication.  Download the State of Innovation report on the Medical Devices industrynow, […]