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Patents

NASA: One Giant Leap for Patents

In the week of the anniversary of the US National Aeronautics and Space Agency – known to you and I as NASA – being established, Dawn Ellmore Employment blasts off into the world of NASA’s patent portfolio to uncover some… Continue Reading →

Mary Dixon Kies: The First Woman to Receive a U.S. Patent, and Who Continues to Impact on Our Easter Celebrations

As we look forward to the Easter holiday, and having in the last month celebrated International Women’s Day, Dawn Ellmore Employment takes a look back at the first woman to receive a U.S. patent, and her patented weaving technique which… Continue Reading →

Dawn Ellmore 2021 Salary Survey – Buoyant Intellectual Property Market Despite the Challenges of the Past 12 Months

Dawn Ellmore Employment has recently finalised its annual salary guide and, in what has undoubtedly been a challenging year for the Intellectual Property profession, we are pleased to be able to report that the IP and Legal markets remain buoyant,… Continue Reading →

Patents Reveal the Technology Behind Disney’s Star Wars Hotel

Whilst we can’t go very far from our homes at the moment, some recent US patent activity relating to Disney’s Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser hotel has allowed us to imagine a time when we will be able to take our… Continue Reading →

Dawn Ellmore — Is a career as a Patent Attorney for you?

  In today’s corporate world, Intellectual Property (IP) law is a central part for businesses. For Patent Attorneys, it’s a sector of law that offers huge amounts of variety, a good work/life balance and a career path with longevity. What… Continue Reading →

Office inventions – making your life easier since the 1860s

The recent death of Larry Tesler, the computer scientist who created the “cut, copy and paste” functions used so often in offices throughout the world on a daily basis, lead us to reflect on other innovations that we take for… Continue Reading →

Top 10 Most Innovative UK Cities Revealed

Cities Outlook 2017 is the latest edition of an annual report compiled by the Centre for Cities study group looking at number of patents filed in different cities across the UK. Perhaps unsurprisingly Cambridge and Oxford (famous for their world… Continue Reading →

The UK Ranks Third in the Global Innovation Index 2016

The Global Innovation Index (GII) is an annual index (first compiled in 2007) which ranks countries based on their innovative status.  The GII index is based on subjective and objective data from sources including the International Telecommunication Union, the World… Continue Reading →

Male Inventors found to be Three Times More Likely than Women to Apply for Patents

A report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) entitled “Equity in Innovation: Women Inventors and Patents” found between 2000 and 2016 the number of patent applications with a man listed as the primary inventor was more than triple… Continue Reading →

Innovation Investment Levels in the US and China

It has been suggested that over the last decade US government policies and legal rulings have pushed US investment money overseas to China.  A huge portion of the US economy relies on intellectual property industries which support more than 45… Continue Reading →

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