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This overview compiles the main figures over 5 years.
Figures are based on data from the EPO and WIPO (for PCT filings) as available on 07/02/2014. The PCT filings for 2013 are therefore estimates.
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EPC Implementing Regulations
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The EPO and its Member States: Supporting Innovation Together
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Demand for European patents continues to grow