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Intellectual property analysis of embossed hologram business
Author(s): David Hunt; Nadya Reingand; Robert Cantrell
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents an overview of patents and patent applications on security embossed holograms, and highlights the possibilities offered by patent searching and analysis. Thousands of patent documents relevant to embossed holograms were uncovered by the study. The search was performed in the following databases: U.S. Patent Office, European Patent Office, Japanese Patent Office and Korean Patent Office for the time frame from 1971 through November 2005. The patent analysis unveils trends in patent temporal distribution, patent families formation, significant technological coverage within the embossed holography market and other interesting insights.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 February 2006
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6136, Practical Holography XX: Materials and Applications, 613608 (27 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.644990
Show Author Affiliations
David Hunt, Landon IP, Inc. (United States)
Nadya Reingand, Landon IP, Inc. (United States)
Robert Cantrell, Landon IP, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6136:
Practical Holography XX: Materials and Applications
Hans I. Bjelkhagen; Roger A. Lessard, Editor(s)

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