Woodcock Predicts Rapid Growth In Cleantech Patents

Law360, New York (October 27, 2009, 5:48 PM EDT) -- The next three years will see a rise in new patents in so-called clean technology fields such as wind, solar, biofuel, hybrid-electric and fuel cell technology, according to a newly released report from Woodcock Washburn LLP.

Woodcock's 2009 Cleantech Patent Forecast, released Tuesday, used a proprietary algorithm to analyze past and current patent trends in order to predict future trends in cleantech patents, the firm said.

The report examined various cleantech sectors separately, and concluded that all would see a growth in the number of new...
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