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Patent Landscape Reports by Other Organizations

The following patent landscape reports -  published by international organizations, national intellectual property offices, non-governmental organizations and private sector entities - are freely available or can be obtained upon request, either free of charge or for a fee. 

This list, compiled by WIPO, is not exhaustive and we are continuing to extend it.  Contact us with any recommendations you have for other reports to be included.

Public health / Life sciences

Title Author Date Language
Contact Lens Patent Search and Analysis Report  PDF, Contact Lens Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2014 English
Miniature Drug Delivery Systems Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Miniature Drug Delivery Systems Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2013 English
Nanoparticles Smart Drug Delivery System for Cancer PDF, Nanoparticles Smart Drug Delivery System for Cancer LexInnova 2013 English
Bio-chips:  The future of medicine PDF, Bio-chips:  The future of medicine LexInnova 2013 English
Nuevas Tecnologías en Instrumentos Odontológicos (Odontological Instruments) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2013 Spanish
Nuevas Tecnologías en Materiales Odontológicos (New technologies in Odontological Materials) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2013 Spanish
Induced pleuripotent stem cells ( iPSCs): Analysis of U.S. Patent Landscape Simon Elliott /Antoinette F. Konski
GEN Magazine Vol. 33, Nr. 13
2013 English
Patent Landscape Report for Pegylated Interferon Alfa 2A&2B PDF, Patent Landscape Report for Pegylated Interferon Alfa 2A&2B Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge (I-MAK) 2013 English
Knee Problems, Diagnosis and Treatments Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Knee Problems, Diagnosis and Treatments Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2012 English
Robotic Arms Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Robotic Arms Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2012 English
Cenário mundial do patenteamento em nanobiotecnologia de 2000 a 2008 (International patenting activity in nanobiotechnology from 2000 to 2008) PDF, Cenário mundial do patenteamento em nanobiotecnologia de 2000 a 2008 Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property 2012 Portuguese
Clearing the fog: Patenting trends for the treatment of Alzheimer disease (with a cluster analysis) Griffith Hack 2012 English
Stem Cells / UKNSCN Patent Watch Landscape PDF, Stem cells / UKNSCN patent watch landscape UK IPO 2012 English
Uso de la propiedad industrial por multinacionales farmacéuticas en relación con los antirretrovirales más importantes (Use of industrial property by multinational pharmaceutical companies in relation to the most important antiretrovirals)
 
Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2011 Spanish
Granted Pharmaceutical Patents in Egypt PDF, Granted Pharmaceutical Patents in Egypt Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge (I-MAK) 2011 English
Regenerative Medicine PDF, Regenerative Medicine UK IPO 2011 English
Pandemic Influenza (H1N1 & H5N1) patenting trends Boliven (Cambridge IP) 2011 English
WIPO Patent Search Report on Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (PIP)-related Patents and Patent Applications PDF, WIPO Patent Search Report on Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (PIP)-related Patents and Patent Applications WIPO 2011 English
Coronary Stents Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Coronary Stents Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2010 English
HIV Drug Patents in China PDF, HIV Drug Patents in China Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge (I-MAK) 2010 English
Nanoparticles for Bioimaging Patent Landscape
(Abstract available. Complete report fee-based)
Fist/Frinnov 2010 English, French
Monoclonal Antibodies Against Digestive System Cancers
(Abstract available. Complete report fee-based)
Fist/Frinnov 2010 English
Análise Quantitativa e Qualitativa do Patenteamento de Células-tronco no Brasil (Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Stem-Cells Brazilians Patents) PDF, Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Stem-Cells Brazilians Patents, in Portugese Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property 2010 Portuguese
Patent Landscape of Protein/Peptide Vaccines for HIV PDF, Patent Landscape of Protein/Peptide Vaccines for HIV
(Educational series report)
Pierce Law ITTI  2009 English
Patent Landscape of Adjuvant for HIV Vaccines PDF, Patent Landscape of Adjuvant for HIV Vaccines
(Educational series report)
Pierce Law ITTI  2009 English
Malaria Patent Landscape
(Abstract available. Complete report fee-based)
Fist/Frinnov 2009 English, French, Spanish
HIV Therapy Patent Landscape PDF, HIV Therapy Patent Landscape Fist/Frinnov 2009 English, French
CDK Inhibitors Patent Landscape
(Abstract available. Complete report fee-based)
Fist/Frinnov 2009 English, French
Pedidos de Patente de Células a Combustível: Cenário Brasileiro PDF, Pedidos de Patente de Células a Combustível: Cenário Brasileiro (Combustible Cells Patent Applications: Brazil) Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property 2009 Portuguese
Stem Cell Patents: a Landscape Analysis PDF, Stem Cell Patents: a Landscape Analysis
(Complete report fee-based)
A. Konski/D.Spielthenner 2009 English
Patent Landscape of Adenoviral Vector Vaccines for HIV PDF, Patent Landscape of Adenoviral Vector Vaccines for HIV
(Educational series report)
Pierce Law ITTI 2008 English
The Patenting of Human DNA: Global Trends in Public and Private Sector Activity PDF, The Patenting of Human DNA: Global Trends in Public and Private Sector Activity Science and Technology Policy Research (SPRU), University of Sussex 2006 English
Determining the Patent Status of Essential Medicines in Developing Countries PDF, Determining the Patent Status of Essential Medicines in Developing Countries MSF/WHO/UNAIDS Secretariat 2004 English
Analysis of “Junk DNA” Patents PDF, Analysis of “Junk DNA” Patents Cambia 2004 English
Influenza Genome 
(Executive summary)
Cambia   English
Adjuvants Cambia   English
Human Telomerase Gene (Cancer Diagnostics and Stem Cell Uses) PDF, Human Telomerase Gene Cambia   English

Climate change/energy

Title Author Date Language
Eight Great Technologies. Energy Storage: A patent overview UK Intellectual Property Office Informatics 2014 English
Biorremediación de sitios contaminados (Bioremediation of contaminated sites) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2014 Spanish
Ecoconstrucciones, construcciones ecológicas (Green Architecture) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2014 Spanish
Cubiertas verdes (Green Roof) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2014 Spanish
Renewable Energy Technology: Evolution and Policy Implications—Evidence from Patent Literature PDF, Renewable Energy Technology: Evolution and Policy Implications—Evidence from Patent Literature Cambridge IP 2014 English
DFIG (Doubly-Fed Induction Generator) Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, DFIG (Doubly-Fed Induction Generator) Patent Search and Analysis Report PatSeer 2013 English
Thin Film Batteries Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Thin Film Batteries Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2013 English
Graphene Patent Search and Analysis Report - Report Revised on Nov 20, 2013 (originally published on Mar 21, 2011) PDF, Graphene Patent Search and Analysis Report - Report Revised on Nov 20, 2013 Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2013 English
Report on Search and Analysis innnovation in Batteries PDF, Report on Search and Analysis innnovation in Batteries PatSeer 2013 English
Oxy Fuel Comustion Systems (OCS) PDF, Oxy Fuel Comustion Systems (OCS) LexInnova 2013 English
Shale Oil and Gas:  A Study on Refining PDF, PShale Oil and Gas:  A Study on Refining LexInnova 2013 English
Tecnología en la atención y prevención de inundaciones (Technologies for facing and preventing floods) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2013 Spanish
Patents and clean energy technologies in Africa PDF, Patents and clean energy technologies in Africa EPO/UNEP 2013 English
Current and Future Trends in Wind Turbine Technology PDF, Current and Future Trends in Wind Turbine Technology
(Summary available. Complete report fee-based)
Totaro & Associates 2013 English

Patent Applications on Conversion and Electrochemical Energy Storage Technologies using Nanotechnology (Patent applications published between 2001 and 2010)

(Pedidos de Patente de Tecnologias de Conversão e Armazenamento Eletroquímico de Energia Usando Nanotecnologia (Pedidos publicados entre 2001 e 2010) PDF, Patent Applications on Conversion and Electrochemical Energy Storage Technologies using Nanotechnology (Patent applications published between 2001 and 2010)

National Institute of Industrial Property of Brazil 2012 Portuguese
Graphene: An analysis of worldwide patent filings relating to Graphene PDF, Graphene: An analysis of worldwide patent filings relating to Graphene UK IPO 2012 English
Bioetanol biotecnología aplicada (Bioethanol biotechnology) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2012 Spanish
Tecnologías para una movilidad en beneficio del medio ambiente – Biodiesel de segunda y tercera generación (Second and third Generation Biodiesel) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2011 Spanish

Patent Landscape Pre-diagnostics on wind turbines PDF, Patent Landscape Pre-diagnostics on wind turbines

Portuguese National Institute of Industrial Property 2011 Portuguese
Desalination Technologies and the Use of Alternative Energies for Desalination PDF, Desalination Technologies and the Use of Alternative Energies for Desalination
WIPO/Cambridge IP
2011 English
Fuel Additives Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Fuel Additives Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2010 English
LED Technology in Lighting Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, LED Technology in Lighting Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2010 English
Carbon Nanotubes in Energy Storage Devices Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Carbon Nanotubes in Energy Storage Devices Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2010 English

Patents and Clean Energy PDF, Patent and Clean Energy

UNEP/ICTSD/EPO 2010 English
Cleantech Energy Patent Landscape Report PDF, Cleantech Energy Patent Landscape Report
(Executive summary available. Complete report upon request)
Foley & Lardner LLP 2010 English
Lithium Metal Phosphate Batteries
(Abstract available. Complete report fee-based)
Fist/Frinnov 2010 English, French
Producción de etanol a partir de resíduos lignocelulósicos PDF, Producción de etanol a partir de resíduos lignocelulósicos, in Spanish
(Ethanol Production from Lignocellulosic Residues)
Cuban Intellectual Property Office 2010  Spanish
Innovation Nanotechnology Patent Landscape Analysis PDF, Innovation Nanotechnology Patent Landscape Analysis UK IPO 2009 English
Patent-based Technology Analysis Report – Alternative Energy Technology PDF, Patent-based Technology Analysis Report – Alternative Energy Technology WIPO 2009 English
Patent Landscape Analysis of Recycling and Separation Technologies PDF, Patent Landscape Analysis of Recycling and Separation Technologies UK IPO 2009 English
Patent Informatics Study of Energy from Waste PDF, Patent Informatics Study of Energy from Waste UK IPO 2009 English
Who Owns our Low Carbon Future? PDF, Who Owns our Low Carbon Future? UK Department for International Development – DFID/Chatham House/Cambridge IP 2009 English
Who Holds the Power? Lessons from Hybrid Car Innovation for Clean Technologies PDF, Who Holds the Power? Lessons from Hybrid Car Innovation for Clean Technologies Griffith Hack 2009 English
Australian Solar Innovation: Losing our Place in the Sun PDF, Australian Solar Innovation: Losing our Place in the Sun Griffith Hack 2009 English
Clean Coal Technologies, Where Does Australia Stand? PDF, Clean Coal Technologies, Where Does Australia Stand? Griffith Hack 2009 English
PV Thin Film Cells Patent Landscape (Photovoltaic) PDF, PV Thin Film Cells Patent Landscape Fist/Frinnov 2009 English, French
PV Organic and Hybrid Cells Patent Landscape (Photovoltaic)
(Abstract available. Complete report fee-based)
Fist/Frinnov 2009 English, French
PV Crystalline Silicon Cells Patent Landscape (Photovoltaic)
(Abstract available. Complete report fee-based)
Fist/Frinnov 2009 English, French
Technologiestatus der Österreichischen Umwelttechnologie PDF, Technologiestatus der Österreichischen Umwelttechnologie
(Status of the Austrian Environmental Technology)
Austrian Institute of Technology 2009 German
Carbon Nanotubes Patent Landscape
(Abstract available. Complete report fee-based)
Fist/Frinnov 2008 English, French  
Mapeamento technológico do biodiesel y tecnologias correalatas sob o enfoque dos pedidos de patentes (Biofuel Patent Mapping):
Volume I – Mundo (Worldwide) PDF, Biofuel Patent Mapping, Volume 1
Volume II – Brasil (Brazil) PDF, Biofuel Patent Mapping, Volume 2 
Volume III – Estados Unidos, China e União Européia (USA, China, European Union) PDF,  Biofuel Patent Mapping, Volume 3
Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property 2008 Portuguese

Food and agriculture

Title Author Date Language
Biopesticides Landscape Analysis Relecura 2014 English
Food Safety Testing Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Food Safety Testing Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2013 English
Subproducto del camarón (By-products of shrimp) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2013 Spanish
Medición y alimentación en el cultivo de camarón (Measurement and feeding of shrimp farming)
 
Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2013 Spanish
Uso del suero de leche en los alimentos y sus sustitutos (Using whey in food and their substitutes)
 
Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2013 Spanish
Nuevas tecnologías en derivados lácteos (New technologies in dairy derivatives) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2013 Spanish
Tecnologías en envases para productos cárnicos (Packaging technologies for meat products)
 
Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2013 Spanish
Probiotics Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Probiotics Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2011 English
Le panorama brevet de l'agroalimentaire français PDF, Le panorama brevet de l'agroalimentaire français
(Patent overview of French Agri-food)
Fist/Frinnov 2010 French
Water Technology US Patent Landscape – Annual Report PDF, Water Technology US Patent Landscape – Annual Report
(Free executive summary available. Complete report upon request)
Foley & Lardner LLP 2009 English
Bioindicator systems PDF, Bioindicator systemsBioindicator systems Cambia 2006 English
Resistance to Phosphinothricin PDF, Resistance to Phosphinothricin Cambia 2004 English
Positive Selection for Plant Transformation PDF, Positive Selection for Plant Transformation Cambia 2004 English
Promoters Used to Regulate Gene Expression PDF, Promoters Used to Regulate Gene Expression Cambia 2003 English
Antibiotic Resistance Genes and their Uses in Plant Genetic Transformation PDF, Antibiotic Resistance Genes and their Uses in Plant Genetic Transformation Cambia 2003 English

Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation of Plants PDF, Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation of Plants

Cambia 2003 English
The Rice Genome Cambia   English

Other areas of technology

ICT technologies

Title Author Date Language
3D Printing Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, 3D Printing Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2014 English
Holographic Versatile Disk PDF, Holographic Versatile Disk LexInnova 2014 English
Voice/Speech Recognition Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Voice/Speech Recognition Patent Search and Analysis Report PatSeer 2013 English
Mobile patent landscape PDF, Mobile patent landscape Chetan Sharma Consulting USA 2013 English
Digital Imaging in Mobile Devices PDF, Digital Imaging in Mobile Devices iRunway 2013 English
2.5D, 3DIC and TSV Interconnect Patent Investigation Report PDF, 2.5D, 3DIC and TSV Interconnect Patent Investigation Report Yole Development 2013 English
NFC (Near Field Communication) Patent Analysis Report - Part 1: PDF, NFC (Near Field Communication) Patent Analysis Report; Part 1;  Part 2: PDF, NFC (Near Field Communication) Patent Analysis Report; Part 2 PatSeer 2012 English
3DTVs PDF, 3DTVs UK IPO 2012 English
Patent and Landscape Analysis of 4G LTE Technology PDF, Patent and Landscape Analysis of 4G LTE Technology iRunway 2012 English
Fibre Optic Sensors Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Fibre Optic Sensors Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2011 English
Patenting in Telecom in India –A Case Study PDF, Patenting in Telecom in India –A Case Study Clairvolex 2011 English
Multi-touch Technology Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Multi-touch Technology Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2010 English
Billing Technologies in Cloud Computing Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Billing Technologies in Cloud Computing Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2010 English

Other

Title Author Date Language
Nanofabrics Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Nanofabrics Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2013 English
Buckypaper PDF, Buckypaper LexInnova 2013 English
Termografía de impresión (Thermography printing) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2013 Spanish
Papel electrónico (Electronic paper) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2013 Spanish
Cosméticos para el cuidado de la piel de origen natural (Cosmetics for skin care naturally occurring) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2013 Spanish
Graphene: The worldwide patent landscape in 2013 PDF, Graphene: The worldwide patent landscape in 2013 UK IPO 2013 English
Envases para Cosméticos Decorativos (Decorative Cosmetics packages) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2012 Spanish
Cosméticos Capilares (Capillary cosmetics) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2012 Spanish
Cosméticos Decorativos (Decorative Cosmetics) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2012 Spanish
Suspensiones: terminales, barras estabilizadoras y tijeras (Suspensions terminals, stabilizer bars and scissors) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2012 Spanish
Autopartes. Diseño de componentes (Autoparts, Component design) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2012 Spanish
Suspensiones amortiguadores y resortes (Suspension: springs and dampers) Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, Colombia 2012 Spanish
Nanotextiles: Analysis of Patent Applications in Brazil for the study of R&D and Innovation (Nanotêxteis: Análise dos Pedidos de Patente no Brasil para Estudo da P&D e Inovação) PDF, Nanotextiles: Analysis of Patent Applications in Brazil for the study of R&D and Innovation (Nanotêxteis: Análise dos Pedidos de Patente no Brasil para Estudo da P&D e Inovação) National Institute of Intellectual Property of Brazil 2012 Portuguese
Slot Machines Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Slot Machines Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2011 English
Anti Aging Skin Care Compositions Patent Search and Analysis Report PDF, Anti Aging Skin Care Compositions Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2010 English
Aerogels Patent Search and Analysis Report  PDF, Aerogels Patent Search and Analysis Report Patent iNSIGHT Pro 2010 English
The Fullerene Patent Landscape in Europe PDF, The Fullerene Patent Landscape in Europe Michalitsch/Kallinger/Verbandt/Veefkind/Rolf/Huebner, Nanotechnology Law and Business 2008 English

Larger patent landscape collections, technology bulletins and other resources

Title Source Language
Patent Watching Publications Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property Portuguese
Technology Bulletins Colombian Superintendency of Industry and Commerce Spanish
Technology Patent Maps Japan Patent Office Japanese
Technology Alerts and Technology Surveillance Service Mexican Institute of Industrial Property Spanish
Technology Watch Bulletins Spanish Patent and Trademark Office Spanish
Technology Alerts National Institute of Intellectual Property of Chile (InapiProyecta) Spanish

 

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