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.
The review includes the EPO’s key operational results for 2019, and detailed reports on specific areas such as quality, environmental sustainability, social aspects, engagement and IT.
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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