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Avoid millions in wasted R&D loss in 2023 with Minesoft’s patent solutions!

Avoid millions in wasted R&D loss in 2023 with Minesoft’s patent solutions!

Hit the ground running in 2023 and avoid millions in wasted R&D loss with Minesoft’s suite of patent solutions. Developed with our clients in mind, our patent intelligence platforms make it easy to explore any technology area to avoid infringement and parallel development.

All of the greatest, most renowned inventions start with an idea; patents are often the first and only source of these ideas as many are never published elsewhere. Hence, companies around the world are protective of the value in their own intellectual property (IP) and realise the importance of monitoring the IP of their competitors. Minesoft is a world-renowned service provider for the Intellectual Property industry, to help companies harness the knowledge found in patents, gain competitive intelligence and build on the ideas of others to drive innovation worldwide.   More…

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Exploiting patent data without breaking the bank

Exploiting patent data without breaking the bank

Monitoring your own- and third-party patent portfolios (in your industry) should under no circumstances be neglected by any company or research organisation. Although the data published by patent offices is very extensive, when using the right tools this can provide a wealth of information that can both help protect and grow your company, and its IP portfolio… More…

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Patent applications in Europe reached record high in 2021

Patent applications in Europe reached record high in 2021

The rate of new inventions has continued to increase with the European Patent Office (EPO) receiving 188,600 applications in 2021, a 4.5% increase on the previous year and the highest number to date. The number of patent applications –  an early indicator of companies’ investments in research and development – increased in nine of the top ten most patent-active fields of technology, with digital communication and computer technology posting the strongest growth. More…

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Why you should invest in a
commercial patent database

If you’re an innovator you should be regularly accessing a patent database as patents are often early indicators of emerging technologies. With almost 8 million patents filed worldwide in 2021, patent searching and analysis can provide actionable insights for businesses, allowing them to make strategic decisions from idea conception to monetisation. But with patent information being freely available on National and Regional patent offices and many free-of-charge patent databases, why should you invest in a commercial patent database? More…