The history of innovation is robust and full of surprises. We wouldn’t be where we are today without the hard work of countless innovators, their passion to improve the world and the support IP provided.
Thanks to IP-enabled research ecosystems, more than 150 COVID-19 vaccines candidates are in clinical development, with nearly 200 in pre-clinical development.
Along with having over 50 patents for his inventions, Einstein also worked as a clerk in the Swiss patent office for seven years.
Without IP protections, inventions can be copied if discovered by third parties. Intellectual property rights are essential in fostering and protecting innovation.
In a recent survey, eighty-nine percent of respondents in the healthcare industry characterized patents as “extremely important” in “creating a competitive advantage for your organization.”
In 2020, the countries with the highest number of international patent applications were China (68k), the U.S.A. (59k) and Japan (50k).
Did you know The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognizes intellectual property as a fundamental human right?
Trade secrets aren’t limited to secret recipes. Marketing strategies and manufacturing techniques are also some of the information that can be protected.
Innovators invest blood, sweat and tears into their ideas. But how do these ideas reach the rest of the world? Learn more about how innovations move from concept to market and how we can protect them.
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