Green Tech: New Study Shows Patenting Growth

WIPO aims to contribute to knowledge through the work of its Global Challenges Division, which this week (June 16, 2014) releases a new patent landscape study  of four Climate Change Mitigation Technologies (CCMTs) to inform policy discussions by providing evidence of innovation trends, geography, technology ownership and other facts from the global patent literatura.   Keep…

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Domains in UK

As of 10 June 2014, it will be possible to register a .uk domain, where previously only third-level extensions, such as .co.uk, .org.uk and .me.uk could be registered. Importantly, businesses and individuals that have previously registered a third-level extension will be given precedence for (second-level) .uk registrations, with .co.uk owners benefiting from the highest level…

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Lincoln on Patent Laws

Next came the patent laws. These began in England in 1624, and in this country with the adoption of our Constitution. Before then any man [might] instantly use what another man had invented, so that the inventor had no special advantage from his own invention. The patent system changed this, secured to the inventor for…

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