For each of the listed topics below it is provided a comprehensive view of the state of art of Intellectual Property (IP). The scenario is outlined by the definition of patenting trends, useful to understand the dynamics of the specific sector. The number of patents submitted per year gives an indication of the sector’s liveliness; main regional codes and assignees (or applicants) give a first market outlook of the topic; main IPC codes help understand the technological applications of the topic. All data are reported with a time frame spanning from 2000, in order to take into account or to highlight even long term trends. Other patenting trends can be reported, such as patent cooperation network, Themescape maps, together with detailed analysis of relevant patents.