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Carbon Nanotubes Patent Landscape 2008 - a new market research

Posted on March 4th, 2010

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IP Overview presents a patent landscape analysis of the Carbon Nanotubes field.

After 15 years of development, the first signs of technological maturity of the Carbon Nanotubes sector are only just becoming apparent: emergence of industrial applications, toughening of grant conditions by patent offices, stabilisation in the number of players. Either by internal R&D or by the in-licensing of academic know-how, several industrial players have marked out their position in each of the application areas (SAMSUNG, HON HAI PRECISION, HITACHI and LG GROUP in the display field, NISSIN KOGYO in the field of composites or IBM and FUJITSU in transistors and memories).

Since 2002, China, South Korea and Taiwan are catching up with the Japanese (NEC) and American (IBM, RICE UNIVERSITY) pioneers and are now becoming major research players. Furthermore, the long time-to-market and delay in market growth compared to initial forecasts limits the protection offered by the first application patents (filed as early as 1992). The next five years will therefore see the expiry of several families of patents that, in some cases, act as blocks to the development of the sector. Several pioneers could therefore face new entrants that are blocking their application domains by massive patenting.

If some domains (Synthesis/production and display) are locked by well implanted industrial players, several new emerging topics are still offering a range of opportunities, in particular biosensors and photoreceptors, composites, touch screens and contrast agents for medical imaging. In parallel of a still very intensive academic research, the next five years will therefore see new industrial players emerge on these topics. (rlk1-2010-03-04) plp

METHODOLOGY 7
INTRODUCTION 8
1. BRIEF OUTLINE OF THE CARBON NANOTUBE MARKET 9
2. PROTECTION STRATEGIES 11
2.1 Evolution of patent filings over time 11
2.2 Priority filings 12
2.3 Extensions 15
3. TECHNOLOGICAL MATURITY FACTORS 17
3.1 Analysis of the evolution of filings over time 20
3.2 Analysis of industrial filings over time 21
3.3 Analysis of the granting of patents in the United States 22
3.4 Evolution in the number of applicants 24
3.5 Summary 25
4. TOPOLOGY OF PATENTS IN THE SECTOR 28
4.1 Segmentation of patents by application 28
4.2 Segmentation of patents by IPC code 29
5. APPLICANTS 33
5.1 Analysis of the major applicants within the overall portfolio 33
5.1.1 Major applicants 33
5.1.2 Collaborations 35
5.1.3 Protected topics 37
5.2 The pioneers (priority filings up to 2000) 41
5.2.1 Pioneer applicants 41
5.2.2 Their collaborations 43
5.2.3 Topics protected by the pioneer applicants 44
5.3 Later applicants (2001 to present) 46
5.3.1 Major applicants 46
5.3.2 Collaborations 48
5.3.3 The topics protected by later applicants 49
6. THE INVENTORS IN THE FIELD 50
6.1 The most prolific inventors 50
6.2 The experts 51
6.3 Inventors who have changed affiliation 53
6.4 The pioneer inventors 55
6.5 Later inventors 57
6.6 Emerging inventors 57
6.7 Description of key inventors 58
6.8 Research topics for the selected inventors 59
CONCLUSIONS 62

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