Category: Innovation Review

March 2014

Welcome Spring’s optimism is a fitting time to consider New York State’s investment in technology commercialization. As discussed in Facts and Figures on New York State’s Innovation Growth, the numbers reveal that measurable progress is being made toward growing New York’s innovative ecosystem. Technology development events reveal a burgeoning emphasis… Read More»

New York State Pollution Prevention Institute

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) is a research and technology transfer center funded by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to promote the transformation and development of sustainability within businesses and organizations statewide in a collaborative program to make New York a green leader.


Are you located in New York State? Interested in the field of clean energy? You can commercialize your own technology and Nexus-NY can help you!

Experimental Use Exception to Patent Infringement

Anyone who uses a patented invention without authorization is liable for patent infringement under patent statute 35 U.S.C. § 271(a). There is a longstanding common-law exception to this provision. The experimental use exception allows for de minimis use of a patented invention when the purpose is experimental. However, within the… Read More»

Facts and Figures on New York State’s Innovation Growth

The Innovation Review has reported on numerous economic development resources and programs in New York State. It can be difficult to gauge how much impact these investments have had in New York’s innovation economy. Anecdotally, the New York State Science and Technology Law Center has seen a rise in projects… Read More»


Welcome to the February edition of the Innovation Review. This edition is heavy on issues related to big data, reflecting many state, national and international conversations on the topic. It’s been a busy month in the patent legislation area. The White House held a conference to update the public on what has… Read More»

What is Big Data?

Big Data has been a hot topic gaining popularity in the media. But what is it? Big Data is a term for the collection of data sets that are large, complex, structured and unstructured. In the past, it has often been unmanageable and difficult to process using traditional database management… Read More»