For this Patent Analysis Report Cannabis Technology research is done for the last twenty years and therefore all the patent families with a priority filing date on or after January 1, 1999, have been included in the patent dataset. Aggregation of patent information shall highlight the macroeconomic trends, geographic preferences, changes in patent activity, an overview of significant players and research institutions with expertise and interest in the field of Cannabis.
This report delve deep into the patent landscape for this disruptive technology identifying key patent assignees and inventors. It will also highlight academic and corporate collaborations, and litigation and licensing environment. Further analysis of crucial patent filing trends across technology application segments and end-user market segments will provide a detailed understanding of emerging innovations in the tools market.
Patent trends have been presented in detail to understand the research and development activities happening around the world over the years. The report will also present a competitive landscape focusing on active players in the industry, growth strategies, strategic imperatives and detailed profiling of critical companies.
Patent Analysis Top R&D Technology Companies in Cannabis
Cannabis patent landscape is dominated by commercial companies over academic institutions. Out of the top 15 patent owners in the Cannabis patent space, companies represent approximately 55 percent whereas 45.17 percent of the patent activity is originating from academic applicants including universities, research institutes, hospitals, and government research wings and individuals.
AbbVie Inc. holds the largest patent portfolio in Cannabis with 216 IP assets. Other companies leading the Cannabis patent portfolio include GW Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, and Merck & Co.
Cannabis Technology Segmentation Analysis
Medical Cannabis segment is the leading focus area of R&D with 7634 patent applications, whereas the recreational segment holds 735 patents.
Marijuana has become one of the fastest growing products in the consumer-packaged goods industry owing to the rapid legalization and is expected to grow by leaps and bounds over the forecasted period. Similar trends are being witnessed in the patent landscape.
Regional Patent filing trends for cannabis Technology
More than 80 percent of priority filings in APAC are from China. China also dominates the patent landscape as far as subsequent fillings are considered with 5423 applications. The USA is the second largest market after China owing to an established Cannabis research market. Japan has emerged as a key potential market for Cannabis with 1791 subsequent patent applications closely followed by Canada.
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Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Technology Landscape
Chapter 3 Business Landscape And Forecast
Chapter 4 Competitive Landscape And Opportunities
Chapter 5 Active Companies
Chapter 6 Innovation Landscape
- Search Strategy
- Categories And Cpc Classification
- How Is The Innovation Activity Trend?
- What Are The Key Grant Timelines?
- Who Are The Leading Players?
- Who Is Making Substantial Investment In The Technology?
- Who Are The Key Inventors In The Domain?
- Are There Collaboration Networks?
- Which Are The Current Technological Focus Areas?
- Which Application Areas Will Drive The R&D Market?
- Which Product Type Is Gaining Momentum?
- Which Are The Key Geographies For Setting Up Innovation Centres?
- Which Geographies Are Touted As Investment Goldmines?
Chapter 7 Appendix
Table of Tables (37 Tables)
Table of Figures (33 Figures)
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