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26.2.2015
European Patent Office receives record number of patent filings

Patent filings at the European Patent Office (EPO) grew by 3.1% in 2014, hitting a new record high of over 274 000 (2013: 266 000). Among the EPO member states, the Netherlands, France and the UK showed significant growth, some countries like Germany and Sweden remained stable, while filings from countries such as Finland, Switzerland and Spain declined.

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40 Years EPC celebrations - welcome speech
President Battistelli's speech at the Symposium, 17 October 2013, Munich, Germany

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