New Patenting Trends Study Helps Corporate America Forecast the Future of Technology
First Annual Patenting Trends Study Provides Decision Makers With Clear and Actionable Information for 12 Economically Significant Industries
ATLANTA (May 1) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton and GreyB Services released today their findings from The First Annual Kilpatrick Townsend & GreyB Services Patenting Trends Study (Study). The Study provides clear and actionable information that assists decision makers in envisioning the technological future of their respective industries and setting their companies’ strategies over the coming years and decades in an increasingly globalized economy.
In the Study, Kilpatrick Townsend and GreyB analyzed a proprietary dataset of U.S. patenting activity that extends through 2018. Automated and manual review allowed this study to be conducted at the industry level, with focus on the following 12 industry areas.
Key industry-specific trends from the Study that Corporate America should pay close attention to, include:
Because of the rapid pace of innovation in these industries, this study and the dataset on which it is based will be updated annually.
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About GreyB Services
GreyB is global consulting firm committed to improving decisions. We are a community of researchers, who are combining technology with human intelligence to read patent data patterns. From helping attorneys win high stake patent litigations to advancing the use of patent data for business decisions, GreyB sources information (prior art, evidence of use, clustering, etc.) about technology through research. In our work, we saved millions of dollars in licensing fees by killing troublesome patents for fast growing companies.
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