Patent Forecast® Insights

Market news and predictions, curated by our mix of AI and human analysts, all aided by our Patent Forecast® software. Patent Forecast software spots market shifts and industry trends long before they happen – like getting tomorrow’s news today. Try it for yourself.

Popular

Canopy Growth Buys Supreme to Grow Flower Operations But What About Patents?

Canopy Growth along with its competitors like Aurora Cannabis have a history of buying rather than…

Big Tobacco’s Interest in Big Cannabis Heats Up With 29 New Patent Filings

Seeing a company apply for multiple patent assets shows a determination to lead in that space.…

Second Leading Assignee in Cannabinoid Biosynthesis Secures Series A Funding

The second leading assignee behind Teewinot Life Sciences Corp. in the cannabinoid biosynthesis…

Big Tobacco Is Eyeing Big Cannabis: Acquisitions, Intellectual Property, and Lobbying

One of the world’s largest tobacco companies is expanding to include cannabis in its portfolio of…

VistaPak – Your Compostable Coffee Companion

VistaPak could be an excellent partner with some of the other participants in the biodegradable packaging industry. 2021 appears to be the year of coffee for the Biodegradable Packaging Patent Forecast® with some major activity including: (1) Blue Circle Packaging compostable coffee capsules, (2)  C-P Flexible Packaging launching a compostable coffee pod lidding film, and (3) Nexe Innovation launching its compostable coffee pods. This activity…

Dexcom and the Race to Non-Invasive Glucose Monitoring

Dexcom leads glucose monitoring in the AI Biotech Patent Forecast® with 48 patent assets as shown in the radian above. So far, the company’s main focus has been making its continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems compatible with major players in the diabetes device industry. Its current product, the Dexcom G6 CGM System, is a small sensor wire placed under the skin and held in place by a patch. The system sends real-time readings to a…


Featured

Pure Storage is building an enviable IP portfolio in Edge computing. Hello Intel?

Pure Storage, Inc. is a storage hardware and software company based in Mountain View, CA. Pure Storage was highlighted in an insight earlier this year (2020) for being issued four patents on the same day in the Edge Computing sector, after having only one issued patent in the sector up to that point. Notably, all of the patents had non-publication requests, consistent with the stealth-mode strategy Pure Storage has used before. Pure Storage is…

Popular Insights

A New Player Enters the Biodegradable Packaging Sector. Who Cares?

After officially being incorporated in August of 2020, Enlightened Product Solutions already has its first patent application for renewable sourced biodegradable polyolefin packaging.  Enlightened Product Solutions does not currently have…

Microsoft Debugs Quantum Software in Virtual Reality, Catches Up To Minority Report

In almost every Sci-Fi film, there is a scene where some scientist is manipulating holographic images with just their hands. Microsoft is interested in making that technology a reality. Patent Forecast® has captured Microsoft in Quantum…

Driving While High? Cannabis Sobriety Testing Heats Up

What’s the future of cannabis innovation? We see things before they happen using our Patent Forecast®. One of those is the development of sobriety tests for what is bound to become a future issue in America. That is, driving while high.…

T-Mobile Partners with Lumen. One Reason? Enormous IP Portfolio

Lumen (formerly known as CenturyLink) has struck a partnership with T-Mobile to offer edge computing services over T-Mobile’s 5G Network. This partnership follows deals with cloud providers like Google and Amazon who have also paired…

Capital One is Investing in AI Biotech? What’s in their wallet?

In the past 18 months, Capital One has expanded past its usual banking activities, and begun exploring the AI Biotech Sector. But do they belong? While 2 assets in 18 months may not seem substantial on the surface, the AI Biotech field is…

Will You Bet on IBM?

Sports Betting has exploded in popularity as a means of both recreation and putting money in people’s pockets, but what about betting on other types of events? In April 2021, IBM was granted a patent on a blockchain method for facilitating…

Fidelity Is New to Edge Computing. Without Patents They Are Forced to Partner

Telecommunications provider Colt Technology Services is extending its partnership with IBM to incorporate IBM’s Cloud Satellite with Colt’s edge network. But who has the upper hand in the patent space? Colt Technology does not have any…

Nike and Adidas Are Up to Something. We Might Know What It Is…

In a previous insight, we compared the technologies disclosed in the patents of Nike and Adidas in an attempt to get an idea of who had the edge when it came to new sports technology. However, recent activity shows that there might be…

CBD is gaining market traction – it’s called patents

As more and more research is being conducted on the now legal cannabinoid, cannabidiol is soon expected to be used to treat a plethora of diseases and conditions. Two new issued patents from March of 2021 explain the use of CBD for…