Posts Tagged: agriculture


AUTM Licensing Survey: Ominous trend likely attributable to eroding patent rights

Concerns about the ability of academic institutions to keep contributing to the U.S. innovation economy go well beyond federal funding stagnation according to the recent AUTM …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 0

Patenting Costs in ASEAN: Upcoming Global Economic Powerhouse

Founded in 1967 by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional organization that aims to “accelerate economic growth, …

Merger of Dow and DuPont set to make huge waves in agriculture, materials and plastics sectors

No one should get too used to seeing the name DowDuPont, however. Company executives plan on splitting DowDuPont into three separate companies, each with a specific industry …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

Monsanto patent acquisition slows, focus remains on disease-resistant crops

Monsanto’s 2005 acquisition of vegetable and fruit seed producer Seminis, Inc., continues to pay dividends for the corporation as readers can see in a couple of patents …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Pest control applications among the many recent chemical innovations from BASF

BASF is a very active acquirer of patents at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, placing 56th among all organizations worldwide with 752 U.S. patents received …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

The future of agricultural pest control is biopesticides, IoT insect monitoring systems

The Internet of Things has been lauded as a potential boon for crop production, including pest control. Automated IoT pest control systems have been developed by Spensa …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Advances in farming robotics could address shortage in agricultural workers

With American farmers already heavily involved in the regulatory conversation involving the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, we thought that it would be …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 1

Western U.S. drought sparks innovation in irrigation management, desalination

A push for innovation to solve the water crisis has been kickstarted this summer in some part due to an executive order from California Governor Jerry Brown …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 1

John Deere patents hybrid harvesters and mobile robots

A type of harvester that utilizes a hybrid electric drive system is featured within U.S. Patent No. 8897943, which is titled Battery Electric Hybrid Drive for a …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 5

The Legacy of George Washington Carver, Tuskegee Educator, Innovator and Renaissance Man

This experience in helping Southern farmers improve the soil in their fields soon led to what was to become a passion for Carver: peanuts. While peanuts were …
By Eric Guttag
6 years ago 0

Calling All Farmers! Seed Sampling Prior Art for $5,000 Reward

In this agriculture search Article One Partners is not only looking for those with superior scientific training or advanced degrees. They are also hoping to expand the …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 0