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Asia leads global patent filings despite China slowdown

Ed Conlon, London

With WIPO and the EPO both reporting an increase in patent filings last year, Managing IP examines the changing forces affecting global innovation

treeAsian companies have broken new ground by filing more than half of all international patent filings in 2018, WIPO has revealed.

It came as total Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) filings reached a new high of 253,000, 3.9% higher than in...

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