Machines or devices for removing knots or other irregularities or for filling-up holes; Arrangements for removing bark-zones, chips, waste, or dust, specially designed for use in connection with wood-working machine or in wood-working plants; Machines or devices for working mitre joints with even abutting ends; Applying adhesives or glue to surfaces of wood to be joined; Cutter blocks; Other rotary cutting tools; Boring or turning tools; Augers; Manually-operated tools; Safety guards or devices specially designed for wood saws; Auxiliary devices facilitating proper operation of wood saws; Safety guards or devices specially designed for other wood-working machines; Gauging means specially designed for adjusting of tools or guides, e.g. adjusting cutting blades in cutter blocks.
1. Pace of Invention.
Recent trends and patenting growth patterns.
2. Technology Overview.
Organization of patented inventions into broad and specific technology fields, based on the International Patent Classification system
3. Competitive Intelligence
Major patenting players.
Top inventors .
Key attorneys agents or attorney firms representing innovators.
4. Appendix A
Tabulation of all data used in the report.
Patenting activity for the last 20 years timeframe.
Listing of top 100 players, inventors and agents.
List of references.