Jahresbericht 2014

Die wichtigsten Trends und ausführliche Statistiken, ein Bericht über die Strategie des Amts und seine Tätigkeiten sowie eine Videobotschaft von Benoît Battistelli


Top applicants

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Samsung again headed the list of top applicants, followed by Philipps and Siemens. Among the ten most active filers, five companies came from Europe, three from Asia, and two from the US. The majority of these companies work in the electronics and IT sectors.

Top applicants seeking protection with the EPO in 20141 

Top applicants 2014

1 Based on European patent applications filed with the EPO 

More detailed data as PDF and as Excel sheets

Top 100 applicants (XLS, 532 KB)

Top 25 applicants per leading field of technology (XLS, 30 KB)

Please note: The consolidation process used may lead to some discrepancies with the lists in previous years.

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