Harriet Boswell looks at the growing patent portfolios of some of the leading retail companies and the future of shopping delivery using drone technology.
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Ben Lydiard examines the story that a lapsed patent would have covered the popular fidget spinner toy and that its inventor has missed out on a fortune.
Harry Bedford surveys the road ahead for driverless car technology and considers some of the challenges that might be tackled in future patent applications.
With Formula 1 starting this weekend, the topic of discussion and debate among many F1 fans will be the car noise.