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Clean Meat, Plant Patents & The Future of Food

Animal agriculture has been proven to be a costly, unsustainable and environmentally degrading practice, among other things, which has spawned a new wave of companies looking to invest in clean, cultured and even plant-based alternatives. 
In 2013, Dr. Mark Post, a biologist from Maastricht University in the Netherlands, revealed the first lab-grown hamburger at an event in London.  Using muscle stem cells taken fro… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/10/clean-meat-plant-patents-future-food/

Controversy Brews Over EPO-Issued Plant & Animal Patents

Just last month, members of the European Patent Office met to discuss how to better strengthen restrictions when it comes to patents covering the breeding of plants and animals. 
German brewers and agriculturalists are up in arms after the European Patent Office granted big brewing companies Carlsberg and Heineken two new patents related to barley.  The tw… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/07/controversy-brews-over-epo-issued-plant-animal-patents/

Earth Day 2017 Celebrating Science, Innovation & the Environment

Earth Day Network and the March for Science are organizing an event to help show an appreciation for the science that shapes our communities and world.
Earth Day is this Saturday, April 22nd, and this year people from all over the country are gathering in Washington, D.C. to celebrate science and our environment at the first ever… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/04/earth-day-2017-celebrating-science-innovation-environment/

Christmas Trees Past, Present and Patents

It's the most wonderful time of the year...
It's the most wonderful time of the year, and millions of Christmas trees are being harvested and sold across the U.S.  This year, more than 80% of homes will celebrate the holiday… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2016/12/christmas-trees-past-present-and-patents/

Starbucks Brewing Innovation & Technology

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced recently that he will be stepping down in an effort to focus more on innovation as executive chairman. 
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced recently that he will be stepping down in an effort to focus more on innovation as executive chairman.  After more than 30 years with the c… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2016/12/starbucks-brewing-innovation-technology/

Plant Biotech Company Lights Up with Innovative Tobacco Tech

22nd Century Group has recently established itself as a game-changer in the tobacco industry.
22nd Century Group has recently established itself as a game-changer in the tobacco industry, thanks to its unique plant breeding expertise and exclusive genetic engineering techn… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2015/12/plant-biotech-company-lights-innovative-tobacco-tech/

Biotech Patents: Golden Rice Could Help Save Lives

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that more than 800 million people world-wide suffer from und...
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that more than 800 million people world-wide suffer from undernourishment, particularly children. It’s been repor… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/biotech-patents-golden-rice-could-help-save-lives/

The Legalization of Marijuana and China's Lead in Patents

On January 1st Colorado residents lined the streets, waiting to legally buy marijuana for recreational use for the first time...
On January 1st Colorado residents lined the streets, waiting to legally buy marijuana for recreational use for the first time. As the legalization of marijuana continues to inc… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/legalization-marijuana-and-chinas-lead-patents/

Scientists Accused of Conspiring to Steal Patented Seeds

A group of men from China were charged last week with conspiring to steal patented seed corn from two large, leading U.S. s...
A group of men from China were charged last week with conspiring to steal patented seed corn from two large, leading U.S. seed developers. Mo Hailong was arrested after alleged… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/scientists-accused-conspiring-steal-patented-seeds/

Cool Planet and Concord Energy Team Up to Improve Agriculture

Leading energy systems developer Cool Planet recently announced the launch of its newest Biochar Soil amendment, Cool Terra, ...
Leading energy systems developer Cool Planet recently announced the launch of its newest Biochar Soil amendment, Cool Terra, for commercial agricultural trials. The company’s sma… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/cool-planet-and-concord-energy-team-improve-agriculture/

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