RAIN WATER STORAGE SYSTEM (TANKS) A STUDY WITH FOCUS ON PATENT DOCUMENTS
Lack of water is a major problem in Brazil, especially in poor regions of semiarid now this problem has been reaching also major cities such as is the case of São Paulo due to the irrational consumption and the high population number. Through the aid of tanks is possible to balance this situation sustainable and economically. With the rapid advancement of the innovation system, it is necessary to check the global panorama of patent documents related to technology of tanks paying attention to requests for willing deposits in the databases of the National Institute for Industrial Property (INPI) of Brazil and on the basis European Patent Office (Espacenet).
PaperID: p 2113-2120
Author's Name: Edmara Thays Neres Menezes, Gracielly Pereira da Silva, Gabriel Francisco da Silva and Suzana Leitão Russo