IP in Energy Litigation
Article from: TDM 3 (2007), in Energy Litigation and Arbitration - Expert Perspectives
This article discusses how The United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") patent data might be used to identify and understand relevant trends occurring within patent classes relevant to participants in energy related industries. This study incorporate approximately 850,000 new patents awarded to more than 8,000 different patent assignees within chemical technology discipline classes and electrical technology discipline classes. These data were used to identify and understand possible trends associated with new patent activity. This article also identifies ...