WASHINGTON, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters announced new insights into global patent and trademark trends with the publication of two new reports tracking global innovation and brand protection trends throughout 2011. The two reports, 2011 State of Innovation: Twelve Key Technology Areas and Their States of Innovation and 2011 Trademark Report: Trademark Activity, Evolution and Important Changes, track patent and trademark activity in key technology areas and economies around the world, using the Thomson Reuters Derwent World Patents Index® (DWPI(SM)) database and SAEGIS on SERION™ trademark research system.
Key findings from the two reports include:
The data in these reports were compiled using the Thomson Reuters DWPI database to aggregate granted patents and published applications (examined and unexamined) from January 1 through December 12, 2011, and the Thomson Reuters SAEGIS on SERION® research solution to identify trademark filings worldwide from January 1, 2005, through December 14, 2011.
View the full State of Innovation report here: 2011 State of Innovation: Twelve Key Technology Areas and Their States of Innovation. View the full report Trademark report here: 2011 Trademark Report: Trademark Activity, Evolution and Important Changes.
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