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Patent Index 2020

Patent Index 2020

The latest statistics published by the EPO show that innovation in healthcare drove patenting activity in 2020.

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The economic benefits for EU firms of owning intellectual property

The economic benefits for EU firms
of owning intellectual property

Our new study shows that European companies that own intellectual property rights have 20% higher revenue per employee and pay 19% higher wages than firms that do not.

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Patents and the fourth Industrial Revolution study

Innovation in smart connected objects accelerating fast worldwide

New EPO study reveals that technologies of the fourth industrial revolution accounted for more than 10% of all patenting activity worldwide in 2018.

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