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Intellectual Property: a powerful tool to develop biotech research.

Giugni D, Giugni V - Microb Biotechnol (2010)

Bottom Line: Consequently, investors aim to safeguard as much as possible their investments.Intellectual Property, and in particular patents, has been demonstrated to actually constitute a powerful tool to help them.Moreover, patents represent an extremely important means to disclose biotechnology inventions.

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Affiliation: PROPRIA S.r.l. - Patents Models Trademarks - Via Della Colonna 35, 33170 Pordenone, Italy. dgiugni@propria.it

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Distribution of biotechnology patent applications in the period 2002–2004 by sector. Source: ETEPS.
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f5: Distribution of biotechnology patent applications in the period 2002–2004 by sector. Source: ETEPS.

Mentions: As to the relative importance of the different fields of use (see Fig. 5), the distribution of biotechnology patent applications shows that health is the most important sector (50%). The second largest sector is generic biotechnology (22%), followed by manufacturing, energy and environment (about 13%) and agro‐food (about 10%).


Intellectual Property: a powerful tool to develop biotech research.

Giugni D, Giugni V - Microb Biotechnol (2010)

Distribution of biotechnology patent applications in the period 2002–2004 by sector. Source: ETEPS.
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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f5: Distribution of biotechnology patent applications in the period 2002–2004 by sector. Source: ETEPS.
Mentions: As to the relative importance of the different fields of use (see Fig. 5), the distribution of biotechnology patent applications shows that health is the most important sector (50%). The second largest sector is generic biotechnology (22%), followed by manufacturing, energy and environment (about 13%) and agro‐food (about 10%).

Bottom Line: Consequently, investors aim to safeguard as much as possible their investments.Intellectual Property, and in particular patents, has been demonstrated to actually constitute a powerful tool to help them.Moreover, patents represent an extremely important means to disclose biotechnology inventions.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: PROPRIA S.r.l. - Patents Models Trademarks - Via Della Colonna 35, 33170 Pordenone, Italy. dgiugni@propria.it

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