JSC TATNET took the first place among the world's innovating leaders in the ranking of Thomson Reuters.
JSC TATNEFT joined the list of the best innovative companies in the area of geological exploration (oil and gas). The report, submitted by The Future Is Open: 2015 State of Innovation presented the results of technological innovation over the last decade. Calculation results of innovations introduction and performance trends in the global technology development were summed up by experts on the basis of the number of published articles and patents registered in 12 major industry and science braches.
The resulting Joint Stock Company's high appraisal of innovative activity is the result of a large-scale work of all TATNEFT's services, aimed at increasing the production efficiency, protecting intellectual property, strengthening business reputation and increasing information transparency.
During 2014, 10,017 authors of JSC TATNEFT introduced 15,123 innovation proposals, inventions and utility models. The Company received 280 titles of protection for inventions, utility models and computer programs from the Federal Institute of Industrial Property.
Currently, there are 1,415 operating patents at TATNEFT. JSC TATNEFT concluded 51 license agreements with various organizations for the right to use the JSC TATNEFT's inventions, utility models and computer programs.
During the 1st quarter of the current year, the Company filed 53 applications with the expected result of the intellectual property and received 73 patents (certificates)