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January 15th, 2013

Graphene: Patent surge reveals global race

Abstract:
A surge in research into the novel material graphene reveals an intensifying global contest to lead a potential industrial revolution.

Latest figures show a sharp rise in patents filed to claim rights over different aspects of graphene since 2007, with a further spike last year.

China leads the field as the country with the most patents.

The South Korean electronics giant Samsung stands out as the company with most to its name.

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