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Springer Nature and DrugPatentWatch partner to provide patent information for drug database

(11 Apr 2019)  A new module focusing on patents has been added to the drug pipeline tool AdisInsight. The module allows users to find out which drugs have been patented and when regulatory protection may expire. “Drug patent information can help key stakeholders in the drug discovery process understand the impact of patent expiry on the competitive […]


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Academic metasearch engine The Lens: solving the problem of solving problems

(12 December 2018) The Lens is an academic search engine that gathers patents and academic documents, such as articles, communications, books and theses, in a unified and separate system at the same time, since each type of document has its place on the results page. It stands out for offering innovative solutions with which it […]


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Ruth’s Rankings 36 – Innovation, Automation, and Technology Part 2: Innovative Companies and Countries

By Ruth A. Pagell* Who is the most innovative company in Asia-Pac? What Asia-Pac country has the most companies in the Reuters Rankings? Which country is considered most innovative? How many million patent applications were there in 2016? Ruth’s Rankings 36 Part 1 discusses innovation rankings of universities using patents as the featured metric.  Part 2 […]


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Ruth’s Rankings 36 – Innovation, Automation, and Technology Part 1: From Scholarly Articles to Patents

By Ruth Pagell* What institution is the most innovative in the Asia-Pacific region? What type of innovation ranking can you find on U-Multirank? (13 July 2018) In this article and the one following, we look at new rankings of universities and their countries from the perspective of innovation as measured by patents. This article introduces […]


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Chinese full text English translations are now enhanced in Derwent Innovation

(7 May 2018) China continues to grow in importance both as a global market and as a source of the majority of the world’s patent information. In 2017, 2.66 million Chinese patent documents were published (0.97 million utility model patents, 1.27 million invention patent applications and 0.42 million granted invention patents).  Access to the best […]


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China tops patent, trademark, design filings in 2016

(6 December 2017, Geneva) Worldwide filings for patents, trademarks and industrial designs reached record heights in 2016 amid soaring demand in China, which received more patent applications than the combined total for the United States of America, Japan, the Republic of Korea and the European Patent Office. Innovators around the world filed 3.1 million patent […]


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WIPO Translate: cutting-edge translation tool for patent documents extends language coverage

(25 September 2017, Geneva) WIPO’s ground-breaking “artificial intelligence”-based translation tool for patent documents is now available in ten languages, marking an important expansion of the highest-quality service yet available for accessing information on new technologies. WIPO Translate uses cutting-edge neural machine translation technology to render highly technical patent documents into a second language in a […]


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Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology and Yamaguchi University choose Clarivate Analytics Solutions for research platform

Platform aims to Boost Intellectual Property Education and Research in Malaysia (22 February 2017, Kuala Lumpur) In an effort to strengthen intellectual property (IP) education and research in Malaysia, Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) and Yamaguchi University are collaborating to build a comprehensive research platform using global patent information and IP analysis tools from […]


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Global patent applications rose to 2.9 Million in 2015 on strong growth from China

(23 November 2016, Geneva) Innovators in China powered global patent applications to a new record in 2015, filing more than a million applications for the first time ever within a single year amid rising worldwide demand for intellectual property rights that undergird economic activity. In total, innovators around the world lodged some 2.9 million patent […]


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WIPO develops cutting-edge translation tool for patent documents

(31 October 2016, Geneva) The World Intellectual Property Organization has developed a ground-breaking new “artificial intelligence”-based translation tool for patent documents, handing innovators around the world the highest-quality service yet available for accessing information on new technologies. Video: DG Gurry on WIPO Translate Video Watch on YouTube WIPO Translate now incorporates cutting-edge neural machine translation […]


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Thomson Reuters reinvents keyword search technology with new Smart Search for Thomson Innovation

(16 September 2016, Alexandria, VA)  The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters reinvented search technology for intellectual property (IP) researchers in its latest update to Thomson Innovation, the premiere IP research and analysis solution. Thomson Innovation brings together the world’s most comprehensive international patent coverage and the industry’s most powerful IP analysis tools, […]


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The ASEAN group nearly doubled its share of the world’s research papers since 2006

(25 August 2016, Singapore) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN collectively almost doubled its share of the world’s research papers (scientific literature), and increased its patenting activity, a common industry measure of innovation, by more than 40% in the last three years. These are just some of the key findings from the “ASEAN […]


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Asia on the heels of US And Europe in patent applications at WIPO

(16 March 2016) China, Japan and South Korea are among the top five countries filing international patent applications at the World Intellectual Property Organization, while the United States continues to lead in patent and trademark applications. Far behind, developing countries seem to be having a hard time catching up. Intellectual Property Watch has the story […]


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Global Innovation Index 2015: China, Malaysia, Viet Nam and India outperform

(17 September 2015) Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Sweden, the Netherlands and the United States of America are the world’s five most innovative nations, according to the Global Innovation Index 2015, while China, Malaysia, Viet Nam, India, Jordan, Kenya, and Uganda are among a group of countries outperforming their economic peers. With half of its economies […]


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USPTO and KIPO announce KIPO’s full expansion of the cooperative patent classification system

(25 September 2014, Washington)  The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) today announced a major expansion of cooperation in classification activities between the USPTO and KIPO. The agreement, signed by the heads of the two offices during a bilateral meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, […]


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