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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12213

14 March 2019
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NEWS BRIEFS / Patents
EPO recorded a significant increase in number of European patent applications in 2018
13/03/2019 (Agence Europe)

13/03/2019 (Agence Europe)The number of patent applications filed with the European Patent Office (EPO) increased by 4.6% in 2018, reaching a “record” number of 174,317 applications, according to the Office. In addition, the EPO granted 127,625 European patents in the same year, an increase of 21% compared to the previous year. The United States remains the leading country in terms of the number of patent applications filed (25%), followed by Germany (15%), Japan (13%), France...

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