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Graphene: The Worldwide Patent Landscape in 2013

In 2011 the Patent Informatics team at the Intellectual Property Office analysed patenting activity relating to graphene following a noticeable increase in the number of graphene-related patent applications filed in the UK. Since then the activity in this area has continued to grow in a seemingly exponential manner, as has the media hype surrounding it. Given the perceived imminent commercialisation and high profile nature of graphene and its apparent interest to scientists, technologists and policy-makers alike, an updated report has been produced looking at the worldwide graphene patent landscape in 2013 and how it has changed over the last couple of years. Continue reading Graphene: The Worldwide Patent Landscape in 2013