Patent Strategies in a Green Environment
- Peter A. Jackman, Michael V. Messinger & Richard B. Almon
- World IP Review
Calls for new innovation and patentable inventions in sustainable technologies continue to grow. With this growth, it is important for green companies and entrepreneurs to create and manage effective patent portfolios. This includes developing patent strategies with a green twist, mindful of private and public interest goals. This article looks at some of the special opportunities and issues raised by sustainable technologies in the patent process.