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Patent landscape of brain–machine interface technology

A study of the brain–machine interface patent landscape suggests that the technology is in its early stages of development, but patent applications have been increasing exponentially in recent years.

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Fig. 2: Priority country or region of BMI patent applications.
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Fig. 5: EEG activity for BMIs.


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Greenberg, A., Cohen, A. & Grewal, M. Patent landscape of brain–machine interface technology. Nat Biotechnol 39, 1194–1199 (2021).

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