Micro-organisms, e.g. protozoa; Compositions thereof; Processes of propagating, maintaining or preserving micro-organisms or compositions thereof; Processes of preparing or isolating a composition containing a micro-organism; Culture media therefor; Spore-forming or isolating processes; Undifferentiated human, animal or plant cells, e.g. cell lines; Tissues; Cultivation or maintenance thereof; Culture media therefor; Viruses, e.g. bacteriophages; Compositions thereof; Preparation or purification thereof; Enzymes, e.g. ligases; Proenzymes; Compositions thereof; Processes for preparing, activating, inhibiting, separating, or purifying enzymes; Carrier-bound or immobilized enzymes; Carrier-bound or immobilized microbial cells; Preparation thereof; Treatment of micro-organisms or enzymes with electrical or wave energy, e.g. magnetism, sonic waves; Mutation or genetic engineering; DNA or RNA concerning genetic engineering, vectors, e.g. plasmids, or their isolation, preparation or purification; Use of hosts therefor.
1. Pace of Invention.
Recent trends and patenting growth patterns.
2. Technology Overview.
Organization of patented inventions into broad and specific technology fields, based on the International Patent Classification system
3. Competitive Intelligence
Major patenting players.
Top inventors .
Key attorneys agents or attorney firms representing innovators.
4. Appendix A
Tabulation of all data used in the report.
Patenting activity for the last 20 years timeframe.