Inventors and Authors on patents, scholarly publications, blogs, grant proposals, business plans, etc; humans who lead initiatives or have key responsibilities.Which (legal entity, not a person, with apologies to Mitt Romney)
Assignees/owners/ affiliates/ subsidiaries, institutions. Generally incorporated companies, whether for-profit or non-profit.What
The subject matter: Title/Abstract/ Specification (Teachings), Claims (Legal Limits), the science, business and regulation of the innovation area.When
Timeline of inventions, of discoveries, of rights and responsibilities.Where
Institution of work, country and region of invention, jurisdiction of patent, geography of market.Why
Ahh.. the big one: The innovation trajectory! what is the jigsaw puzzle (solution set) to which this piece contributes?