3 Key Takeaways – Technology-Specific Patent Filing Trends During the Pandemic
New US patent application filings on the whole have fallen modestly across the COVID-19 pandemic. New filings in the chemistry and life sciences sectors dropped by about 20%, while filings in various computer-related technology were level or actually increased.
The ease with which computer-related technology workers have been able to transition to remote work may have supported continued innovation in these fields.
Source: JD Supra, LLC