MaxVal’s E-Cigarettes report is now available through Patent LiveScape™, an analysis and reporting service that provides clients with interactive reports which extract actionable and predictive..
Although CRISPR was known to have an important role in bacterial immunity for over a decade, it is only in the last 5 years that it has garnered interest as a gene editing tool. Increasing..
It’s been a busy year for mergers and acquisitions, with a number of billion dollar deals that happened. We tracked and analyzed over 700 Mergers & Acquisitions that occurred in 2017 and extracted..
Patents have gained importance as intangible assets in an increasingly competitive technology landscape. Consequently, patent filings have shown a more remarkable increase in numbers in the past..
Technology growth is becoming increasingly complex and the long tail of inventions is growing day by day. Any business that comes with an innovative creation has to protect it through some legally..
The Prior Art Search Challenge
It is difficult to identify novelty of an invention without a thorough understanding of previous work in the field. Prior art search is essential to define the..
Patent prosecution analytics can provide valuable insight into the performance of an organization’s IP operations just as other forms of analytics help in reducing cost, in making better decisions..
In order to keep a US patent in force, the US Patent & Trademark Office requires that patent owners make maintenance fees at years 3.5, 7.5 and 11.5 after grant. This is in addition to filing,..
It has been over fifteen years since the release of Private PAIR. It was one of the most significant technical achievements by the USPTO and one of the major milestones in the patent data revolution..
Open Innovation is a rapidly evolving methodology for accelerating new product development. Rather than developing innovations and new technologies secretly in a corporate laboratory, firms embracing..
Patent maintenance fees continue to increase. However, once the patent has issued, the USPTO does not provide any ongoing services to the patent holders. Therefore patent holders are correct in..