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Record high interest in getting European patents

18.01.13 @ 09:24

  1. By EUOBSERVER

The European Patent Office in Munich broke all records in 2012 with a 5.7% increase in the number of applications registered. In 2012 the EPO published 65,700 granted patents, 5.8% more than in 2011, figures from the office show. The majority (63%) of applications came from non-European countries.