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March 30th, 2006

Patent Land Grab in Nanotechnology Continues Unabated

The race to patent anything related to nanotechnology continues to produce a flood of patents in the U.S., with the number of patents on average growing by over 30% every year since 2000. The strongest growth can be observed in patents refering to "Nanoparticle" (147% CAGR since 2000), "Nanotube" (141%) and "Fullerene" (139%).


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