Apple is developing an advanced heart-monitoring feature for future versions of its smartwatch. The advanced sensors will be able to conduct an EKG as a means to better monitor an individual’s heart health.
The Indian Patent Office has granted an anti-malarial drug patent to Lincoln Pharma. The patent focuses on the use of an anteether injection for treatment of malaria.
In a fresh round of funding, Tyson Foods backed Beyond Meat has raised $55 million to triple its production capacity. California based Beyond Meat uses plant protein to make meat like burgers.
Of the total 3.1 million patent applications filed worldwide, China’s SIPO received 1.3 million. A similar trend was seen in Trademark applications, with SIPO receiving 3.7 million of the total 7 million Trademarks filed worldwide. China also topped Industrial Design filings, with approx. 650k filings of the total 963k filed worldwide.