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2017 in Review: Part Two

With less than 24 hours to go to the new year, we're counting down to 2018 with a look back on all that happened this year
With less than 24 hours to go, we're counting down to 2018 with a look back on all that happened this year.  In our last entry, we mentioned catching up with the CRISPR-Cas9 … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/12/2017-review-part-two/

Uber & NASA Partner for New Fleet of Flying Taxis

Uber and NASA are teaming up in an effort to bring air-taxis to our skies.
Uber and NASA have teamed up in an effort to bring  “the future of on-demand, urban air transportation” to clear skies everywhere.  The ridesharing tech company announced back in … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/12/uber-nasa-partner-new-fleet-flying-taxis/

Life...Or Something Like It

Ever wondered what it would be like to live forever?
  Ever wondered what it would be like to live forever?  Billionaire Dmitry Itskov and his team are on a mission to find out.  The Russian entrepreneur's latest project, referre… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/11/billionaire-commited-creating-technology-eternal-life/

Ocean Supercluster to Drive Innovation in Canada

Members of the latest Canadian Supercluster are coming together to address some of the most common challenges faced by one of the world's most important environments: the ocean.
Members of the latest Canadian Supercluster are coming together to address some of the most common challenges faced by one of the world's most important environments: the ocean.  … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/11/ocean-supercluster-drive-innovation-canada/

Patents in Asia Are on the Rise

UBS Research predicts that by 2020, all of Asia is likely to surpass the U.S and European Union in R&D spending
Last year, in its annual World Intellectual Property Indicators report, WIPO ranked China number one in patent applications for 2015 with a record-breaking 1,101,864 invention pat… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/11/patents-asia-are-rise/

This Candy Company is Finding Innovative Ways to Cut Sugar

Retailers everywhere are in for a real treat, as consumers prepare for the Halloween ahead. 
Retailers everywhere are in for a real treat, as consumers prepare for the Halloween ahead.  According to NPR, candy sales are expected to reach over $4 billion this year, a 4.1% … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/10/candy-company-finding-innovative-ways-cut-sugar/

WIPO & Pharma Team-Up with Pat-INFORMED Program

The Patent Information Initiative for Medicines (Pat-INFORMED) aims to create a common platform or database of key medicine patents & information, accessible to health professionals worldwide. 
Earlier this month, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in partnership with the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA), s… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/10/wipo-pharma-team-pat-informed-program/

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/

These Innovative Textile Technologies Could Be Lifesaving

Scientists from the University of Leeds have created a new product made from a material that can disinfect itself. 
Last year, researchers at the Ian Potter NanoBioSensing Facility and NanoBiotechnology Research Lab in Melbourne, Australia were experimenting with a new technology that could be … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/10/these-innovative-textile-technologies-could-be-lifesaving/

UC Berkeley Appeals PTAB Ruling on CRISPR

The University of California has filed an appeal over the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technique.
The University of California has filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. over the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technique.  When U… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/07/uc-berkeley-appeals-ptab-ruling-crispr/

Researchers Find Innovative Way to Engineer Liver

Researchers at MIT, Rockefeller University and Boston University have found a new way to engineer liver tissue.   
According to the American Liver Foundation, there are approximately thirty million people currently suffering from some form of liver disease, yet little is known about it compare… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/07/researchers-find-innovative-way-engineer-liver/

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/

Forbes Ranks World's Most Innovative Companies 2016

Here's a quick look at a few of the top contenders on the Forbes Most Innovative Companies 2016 list.
Innovation is everywhere these days.  Regardless of size, age or industry, companies of all kinds are shifting their focus to innovation both in how they operate and the products … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/07/forbes-ranks-worlds-most-innovative-companies-2016/

Clean Chemistry Water Treatment Technology & Patents

Colorado clean tech company, Clean Chemistry, recently received three patents covering its innovative water treatment processes.
Colorado clean tech company, Clean Chemistry, recently received three patents covering its innovative water treatment processes, specifically its “formulae, synthesis methods and … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/06/clean-chemistry-water-treatment-technology-patents/

U.S. Slows in Clean Energy Innovation 

Cleantech patent growth in the U.S. seems to be on a downslope.
Despite the Obama administration's best efforts to increase energy efficiency and address the issues of climate change, the U.S. is falling behind when it comes to clean energy in… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/05/us-slows-clean-energy-innovation/

UC Berkeley Appeals CRISPR Case Loss, Wins Big with EPO

The European Patent Office (EPO) recently announced its intent to grant the University of California a broad patent for its CRISPR-Cas9 technology.
The European Patent Office (EPO) recently announced its intent to grant the University of California a broad patent for its CRISPR-Cas9 technology. The CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/04/uc-berkeley-appeals-crispr-case-loss-wins-big-epo/

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/

From Rags-to-Robots: A Brief History of Robot Patents

The Unimate paved the way for programmable robots, inspiring others to become a part of what would eventually become a billion dollar industry. 
In 1961, Unimate, the world's first industrial robot, took its place on the assembly line at General Motors, painlessly working with the furnaces and molten metals of hot die-cast… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/04/rags-robots-brief-history-robot-patents/

NBC Brings Innovation, Science & Technology to Prime Time

NBC, in collaboration with Singularity University, is exploring the science and technology that is shaping our world with a new show.
NBC, in collaboration with Singularity University, is bringing innovation to prime time with a new show focused on exploring the science and technology that is shaping our world. … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/04/nbc-brings-innovation-science-technology-prime-time/

PTAB Rules “No Interference” in CRISPR Case

CRISPR controversy continues with latest PTAB ruling.
Not long ago, we wrote about the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technique and the intellectual property battle brewing behind its invention.  It's a controversial technology that has… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/03/ptab-rules-no-interference-crispr-case/

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