10 Charts That Will Change Your Perspective Of Amazon's Patent Growth

Posted by Louis Columbus - Guest Contributor on Aug 15, 2019 4:19:29 PM


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10 张图表,以不同角度看亚马逊的专利增长趋势

 

  • Since 2010 Amazon has grown its patent portfolio from less than 1,000 active patents in 2010 to nearly 10,000 in 2019, a ten-fold increase in less than a decade.

  • Amazon heavily cites Microsoft, IBM, and Alphabet, with 39%, 32% and 28% of Amazon’s total Patent Asset Index

  • Amazon’s patent portfolio is dominated by Cloud Computing, with the majority of the patents contributing to AWS’ current and future services roadmap. AWS achieved 41% year-over-year revenue growth in the latest fiscal quarter, reaching $7.6B in revenue.

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Tags: Technology, IP Data Quality, Patent Analysis, Patent Valuation, Patent Asset Index, IP Benchmarking, Benchmarking, Deep-dive, Future, trend scouting, big data, solutions provider


e-Mobility - watch out traditional OEM's!

Posted by Sarbani Chattopadhyay on Aug 15, 2019 1:59:23 PM

 

"The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time."
- Henry Ford

 

E-mobility is unquestionably on the rise. As patent analysis experts, we have seen this trend in the absolute and qualitative increase in patenting in this technology class (IPC & CPC – B60L). According to a recent study by the International Energy Agency, global electric car sales witnessed an astonishing 40% year on year growth in 2018. If this growth is maintained, it is not long before conventional combustion engine cars become a thing of the past like steam powered vehicles. In this context, Automotive OEM's need to ensure they have all the right information regarding this technology to be better prepared to face these changing times. Read on, to know how clean patent data and accurate analytics can provide the necessary insights to your strategic decision making process.

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Tags: Deep-dive, Future, trend scouting, big data, solutions provider, e-mobility, electric drivetrain, ev, BEV, electric vehicles, electric propulsion


Autonomous Driving: how to judge strategic partnerships?

Posted by Nabu Xavier on Jul 19, 2019 4:14:46 PM

 

“Our competitors no longer just make cars. Companies like Google, Apple and even Facebook are what I think about at night.”

Akio Toyoda

 

While the Automotive industry is no stranger to partnerships between rivals, a recent tide of partnerships to develop Autonomous driving has been raising interest and a lot of questions regarding the fruitfulness of such "tie-ups". Major players like Daimler and BMW, VW and Ford, Renault and Fiat have already formed or are in the process of forming strategic partnerships to develop technologies in the field of “Autonomous Driving”. All these proposed ventures will shape the face of mobility in the future. It is therefore important for the parties in it to ensure that they are forming the right alliances. But how to go about finding out the secret strength that a prospective partner possesses? We believe and can demonstrate that patent analysis, using our award winning software and scientifically validated metrics, is an excellent method to scout for and investigate proposed strategic partnerships. 

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Tags: Deep-dive, Future, trend scouting, big data, solutions provider, autonomous driving, self-driving, BMW, Volkswagen, Alphabet, Daimler, Apple


折疊面板技術智慧財產權全景分析:主要行業參與者的關注重點是什麼?

Posted by Nabu Xavier on Jul 10, 2019 8:17:00 AM

我看到三星手機上有一些不錯的功能,希望 iPhone 也能具備。希望蘋果願意並且能夠使用這些功能,但我不知道三星是否會阻止我們。”

- Steve Wozniak

 

近年來,智慧手機行業一直以驚人的速度發展,主要製造商每年都會發佈更新和升級的旗艦智慧手機。在這場勢均力敵的技術競賽中,沒有人知道誰會勝出,也沒有人知道哪款產品會成為下一代 iPhone X 或 Galaxy Fold。對於外界而言,這個行業似乎發展快速,但如果瞭解專利的開發情況,便會發現這是 20 多年來逐步發展的結果。近期,三星、蘋果和其他主要廠商紛紛宣告準備推出折疊面板智慧手機,這引發人們對這行業新的猜測。

截至目前,我們掌握資訊並不多,無法判斷這些主要製造商正處於折疊面板技術開發的哪個階段。有人猜測,可折疊智慧手機即將問世,但各方沒有公佈任何進展,也沒有就這項產品的技術方面公開討論。在這種情況下,專利數據分析無疑是最可靠、最具洞察力的方法之一,可以揭開這個技術領域的神秘面紗。

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Tags: IP Data Quality, Patent Valuation, Patent Asset Index, IPO Analyses, IP Benchmarking, Patent Quality, Benchmarking


IP Landscape of Foldable Display Technology: What are the key players focusing on?

Posted by Nabu Xavier on Jun 24, 2019 2:03:51 PM

折疊面板技術智慧財產權全景分析:主要行業參與者的關注重點是什麼?(in Simplified Chinese)

 

 

 

There are good things I see on Samsung phones that I wish were in my iPhone. I wish Apple would use them and could use them, and I don't know if Samsung would stop us."

- Steve Wozniak

The smartphone industry has been evolving at break-neck speed, of late, with key players releasing updated and upgraded flagship smartphones every year. This technology race is close, and there is no telling who will succeed or which product will be the next iPhone X or Galaxy fold. To the rest of the world, this industry and its developments may seem fast but if you look at patent developments, you will realize that this has been happening gradually over more than 2 decades. With the most recent announcements from Samsung, Apple and other major players, all getting ready to launch foldable display smartphones, the industry is abuzz with new speculation.

So far, not much information is available about where these key players are at, in developing this new form of smartphone display technology. There is speculation that foldable smart phones are just around the corner, but no real world development has happened, nor is the technological aspects of the product overtly discussed. In such a situation, patent data analysis is one of the most reliable and insightful methods that can shed light into this otherwise unclear technology space.

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Tags: IP Data Quality, Patent Valuation, Patent Asset Index, IPO Analyses, IP Benchmarking, Patent Quality, Benchmarking


LexisNexis PatentSight Wins award for Best Big Data Reporting & Analytics Software

Posted by Nabu Xavier on Jun 14, 2019 11:00:27 AM

 

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”

Aristotle

 

 

 

The entire team is ecstatic about winning the "Best Big Data Reporting & Analytics Solution" award at this years SIIA CODiE awards. This was announced at the  Business Technology & Company CODiE Award Winner Announcement Party at San Francisco. LexisNexis PatentSight was announced one of three finalists earlier this year, in May. The first-round review of all nominees is conducted by software and business technology experts with considerable industry expertise, including members of the industry, analysts, media, bloggers, bankers and investors. The scores from the expert judge review determine the finalists. SIIA members then vote on the finalist products, and the scores from both rounds are tabulated to select the winners. We’re honored and humbled to be receiving the CODiE Award and congrats to all the other winners.


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Tags: AI, Deep-dive, Future, trend scouting, award winning software, codie awards, big data, solutions provider


Patent Portfolio Analysis of proposed FCA and Renault merger

Posted by Sarbani Chattopadhyay on Jun 3, 2019 8:02:12 AM

 

The Press Release of FCA’s proposal for a ‘transformative merger’ with Groupe Renault brings forth the possibility of major change of scenario in the global automotive industry. The proposed merged entity is to be split equally between FCA and Renault shareholders. The merger is expected to allow the combined companies to have greater market coverage in terms of span of automotive technologies and global presence. As claimed by FCA, a noteworthy point in this proposal is the predicted incremental value expected to be routed to Nissan and Mitsubishi as members of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance.


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Tags: Technology, Mergers and Acquisitions, Patent Valuation, Future, chrysler, car manufacturers, renault, fiat chrysler, fiat, mitsubishi, nissan, automotive industry, mergers


Artificial Intelligence: Terminator is far from reality

Posted by Nabu Xavier on Jun 3, 2019 8:01:55 AM

"Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, it might also be the last, unless we learn how to avoid the risks."

- Stephen Hawking

 

Despite its wide-spread adoption and further sub-technologies being developed over the years, the field of AI has remained murky to outsiders. For generations, Artificial Intelligence or AI has been depicted to the general public as a threat to our existence or as a superior being which deems our species unworthy of the planet. There exists a definite lack of precise definition of the field and there is little, to no information regarding where the world nations are at with respect to developing the technology.

In pursuit of enhancing the clarity on this topic, EconSight - a leading Switzerland-based Business Research and Consulting firm, partnered with PatentSight and the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property to conduct a deep-dive into the technology field of Artificial Intelligence. Kai Gramke, who is the CEO at EconSight, presented the findings from the study at the PatentSight Summit 2019.


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Tags: Technology, Patent Valuation, Patent Asset Index, PatentSight Summit, Artificial Intelligence, AI, Deep-dive, Future, Evolution of AI, trend scouting


How to use the Patent Asset Index™ for Patent Portfolio Benchmarking: IBM vs. Qualcomm (Use Case)

Posted by Nabu Xavier on Apr 30, 2019 3:40:11 PM

Being at least as good as the leader is a prerequisite to being competitive.”
— Peter Drucker

 Among the various uses for the Patent Asset Index™, one major area of application is in portfolio Benchmarking. Any company operating in the modern day sets goals for themselves, to guide them towards the success that they strive to achieve. Our unparalleled data quality and multi-pronged analysis tools ensure that decision makers get the right information at the right time to make decisions about the right goals to set.  

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Tags: IP Data Quality, Patent Valuation, Patent Asset Index, IPO Analyses, IP Benchmarking, Patent Quality, Benchmarking


A case study of Palantir: Using advanced patent analytics to aid investment decisions

Posted by Ninja Laufmann on Apr 29, 2019 2:04:15 PM

In a newly released whitepaper PatentSight takes a deep dive into the portfolio of Palantir – one of Silicon Valley’s most secretive companies – to demonstrate how advanced patent analytics can be used to provide critical insights for investment decisions.

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Tags: Technology, Patent Analysis, Patent Valuation, Innovation, Patent Asset Index, IPO Analyses