Telemedicine & smart homes: the future of healthcare?

10th January 2020

The rapid growth of the aged population has caused an immense increase in the need for personal care, particularly for people with chronic conditions such as dementia or diabetes. According to the World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO) Innovation Index 2019,… Read More >

Medical Innovation Trends in India Based on Patent Data

12th December 2019

The annually increasing life expectancy of the 1.3billion people in India is causing a strain on the national healthcare industry, therefore innovation is required to keep up with the medical demand. The current life expectancy in India is 69 years.… Read More >

Innovation at Minesoft: Spotlight on Ophir Daniel

26th November 2019

Cargoes by John Masefield Quinquireme of Nineveh from distant Ophir Rowing home to haven in sunny Palestine, With a cargo of ivory, And apes and peacocks, Sandalwood, cedarwood, and sweet white wine. The themes of the poem “Cargoes” by John… Read More >

Organise patent documents easily with new updates to IPShare

18th November 2019

IPShare combines quality-checked comprehensive data with high-level features. Users can store, review, rank, highlight and organise patent documents and non-patent literature on an easy-to-use and fully web-based platform which can be accessed from anywhere in the world. IPShare has adapted… Read More >

Sports patents, when do innovations cross the ethical line?

12th November 2019

From Thomas Edison’s light bulb to pioneering drug treatments, inventions are essential for mankind’s progression. This technological development crosses all industries but for the sporting industry it can raise some ethical questions. When do these innovations designed to make sports… Read More >

Patent inventors and the question of artificial intelligence

28th October 2019

An artificial intelligence (AI) system has created a landmark challenge to the international patents regime on whether AI systems may be listed as patent inventors, highlighting growing concerns among lawmakers over the rise of ‘creativity machines’. DABUS, developed by Dr… Read More >

Patent report: the road ahead for driverless cars

1st October 2019

A patent report can give a snapshot of the patents in a specific subject area or which cover a type of technology. The reports can be used to visualise and discover existing gaps in relevant areas, gain competitive intelligence by… Read More >