Tag: green technology


Sfter two decades of work with Environmental Technology Verification (ETV), Southern Research has extensive experience with examining and testing new products in the field.


A previous post, written by guest blogger Tim Stirrup, discussed the World Intellectual Property Organisation’s (WIPO) WIPO GREEN platform, an initiative that recently launched after operating for a while in pilot and test mode. WIPO GREEN helps to match green Read more…


A Green technology brainstorm is headed for the IT world as International Green IT Awareness Week running from the 1 – 7 June 2013 aims to shine a spotlight on Green IT and pave the way for organizations and individuals Read more…


The latest PCT Newsletter published by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is promoting the WIPO Green platform as a way to match GreenTech innovators with commercialization partners. The initiative from WIPO is a welcome move towards


The Latvian Patent Office (LPO) announced today the launch of an accelerated examination program for green technology patent applications which would grant patents in “about an hour.” Apparently, the astonishing turnaround time is possible because of the chronically underutilized


The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development just published a timely and informative report on the accelerated examination programs for green technology patent applications offered by a number of national patent offices around the world. Antoine Dechezleprêtre, a Research Read more…


For more than ten years, Heslin Rothenberg’s Clean Energy Patent Growth Index has been reliably tracking green technology patent grants. The CEPGI consistently provides interesting data, which often put solid numbers behind the trends those of us in this field Read more…


In a number of previous posts (e.g., here, here, here and here), I and others have reported on the accelerated examination programs for green technology patent applications offered by various national patent/IP offices in countries such as the UK, Korea, Read more…


The State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of China recently enacted a prioritized examination program for invention patent applications directed to a number of technology areas, including several categories of green technologies (see the translated program administrative measures here).


As the number of green technology bankruptcies continues to rise, an important consideration for these companies, their business partners, and their creditors is the treatment of IP rights in bankruptcy. For example, with companies engaged in new


The Green Deal is a UK Government initiative aimed at reducing C02 emissions and increasing Green technology in UK homes and businesses. The Green Deal is going to be launched in October 2012. The big driving force behind the Green Read more…


As readers of this blog know, the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) offers a “super speed” fast track program for patent applications directed to green technology inventions. However, to qualify for this program the invention must have received funding or Read more…


With the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Green Technology Pilot Program closed, it’s time to think outside the box (and outside the country) The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Green Technology Pilot Program is now history. As of February Read more…


According to a new global index, Denmark offers the best conditions for green technology innovation and entrepreneurship, with a strong record of support for technology startups that have achieved widespread market adoption, particularly in the area of wind energy.

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