Posts tagged as patents

Technology available for licensing

The CSIR has 450 technologies available for licensing and further development. These technologies cover engineering, light metals, alloys, advanced polymers, nano-technology and nano-clay. Technology transfer from the CSIR is usually facilitated via licensing which involves the granting of permission to a licensee to use CSIR intellectual property (IP) for a stated purpose under defined conditions. The […]

More patents than the space shuttle

by Dina Biagio, Spoor & Fisher A German luxury vehicle manufacturer attracted a lot of attention in 2006, when it advertised that it had “filed 9621 patents” during the development of its new model A6 sedan compared with NASA’s 6509 for the space shuttle. The hope, of course, is that the public will arrive at […]