This is a short report about the market environment, the dominant companies, and the current patenting activity in the quantum computing industry. The quantum computer market is projected to reach $5 Billion through 2020. Although recent technology advances of some companies are quite promising, the industry is still trying to take off th…Matthias Pötzl
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1. Definition of a patent A patent is a right granted to inventors by the government of a sovereign state to exclude others from using, producing, offering for sale and actually selling an invention. Patents cover various types of inventions such as methods, machines, compositions of matter and even (especially in the United States)…Theresa
While patent applications growth in China is huge with 22.9% octimine considers only a third of them as a potential thread for western companies. In 2014, 2.34 million patent applications were published worldwide. This number reached 2.51 million in 2015, which implied an increase of 7.3%. However, a closer look to the top 10 paten…Theresa
A step closer to the joint Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot programme? After several negotiations, the European Patent Office (EPO) and the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Service of Brazil have signed a bilateral agreement aimed at strengthening their cooperation in the field of patents. The joint statement was signed…Theresa