Debarking or removing vestiges of branches from trees or logs; Machines therefor; Manually-operated or portable devices for debarking or for removing vestiges of branches; Debarking by chemical treatment; Manufacture of veneer; Cutting strips from a rotating trunk or piece; Veneer lathes; Cutting strips from a stationary-held trunk or piece by a rocking knife carrier, or from rocking trunk or piece by a stationary-held knife carrier; Veneer-cutting machines; Severing sheets or segments from veneer strips; Shearing devices therefor; Making veneer blanks, e.g. trimming to size; Arrangements for splitting wood; Manufacture of wooden sticks, e.g. toothpicks; Manufacture of wood shavings, chips, powder, or the like; Tools therefor.
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.