Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare. 6th International Conference, MobiHealth 2016, Milan, Italy, November 14-16, 2016, Proceedings

Research Article

A Reference Framework of mHealth Patents for Innovative Services

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.1007/978-3-319-58877-3_27,
        author={Massimo Barbieri and Giuseppe Andreoni},
        title={A Reference Framework of mHealth Patents for Innovative Services},
        proceedings={Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare. 6th International Conference, MobiHealth 2016, Milan, Italy, November 14-16, 2016, Proceedings},
        proceedings_a={MOBIHEALTH},
        year={2017},
        month={6},
        keywords={mHealth IPR Patent Distribution Companies Exploitation},
        doi={10.1007/978-3-319-58877-3_27}
    }
    
  • Massimo Barbieri
    Giuseppe Andreoni
    Year: 2017
    A Reference Framework of mHealth Patents for Innovative Services
    MOBIHEALTH
    Springer
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-58877-3_27
Massimo Barbieri1,*, Giuseppe Andreoni2,*
  • 1: Politecnico di Milano – Technology Transfer Office
  • 2: Politecnico di Milano
*Contact email: massimo.barbieri@polimi.it, giuseppe.andreoni@polimi.it

Abstract

mHealth is an emerging and rapidly developing field with huge exploitation expectancies both in improving life quality of patients and in market opportunities. Patents and innovations in mHealth represents a priority for companies to enter and exploit their know-how and market requests. This paper focuses on the analysis of the Intellectual Property Rights in the field of mHealth systems to draw a reference knowledge framework of the mHealth scenario. An up-to-date detailed categorization, the geographical distribution and the identification of top players in mHealth is presented.