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Global patenting trends in battery technologies

Global patenting trends in battery technologies

Patent filings in batteries and electricity storage have soared over the past ten years, our new study shows.

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3D printing study

Patents and additive manufacturing

EPO’s latest landscaping study entitled “Patents and additive manufacturing – Trends in 3D printing technologies” demonstrates that innovation in this field is surging across multiple industries.

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Q&A on patents and coronavirus

Q&A on patents and coronavirus

What are patents and why do we need them? And how does the patent system encourage the innovation now urgently needed in diagnostics, detection, vaccines and treatments?

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