InternationalUSRemember you can easily switch between MIP US and MIP International at any time

EPO figures show changing fortunes of patent filers

Emma Barraclough, London

More patents than ever were filed at the EPO last year, but the upward trend masks the shifting fortunes of developed and emerging economies

The Office says it received 243,000 applications in 2011, up 3% on the year before. Although there are no movers within the top 10 countries in the list of the biggest filers by country of origin, the individual countries performed...

Please log in to read the rest of this article.

New to Managing Intellectual Property? Take advantage of free access to up to 5 articles on Managing IP and become a member today. It’s free to join and the benefits start straight away.

Already registered?

Please make sure you log in to read the rest of the article.

Log in

Join us now

Gain FREE access to up to five free articles when you register now.

Join here

Most read articles

Latest Country Updates