According to the joint EPO-EUIPO report, industries that make intensive use of intellectual property rights generate 45% of the EU’s GDP and account for 1 in 3 jobs in Europe.
The EPO published its Strategic Plan 2023 today. The plan outlines the Office's vision for the years ahead and features five strategic goals.
Exceptional inventors from Austria, France, Japan, the Netherlands and Spain receive European Inventor Award 2019 at ceremony in Vienna
The number of patent applications filed with the EPO grew by 4.6% last year, reaching a new high of 174 317.
Press release Intellectual property rights strongly benefit the European economy, EPO-EUIPO study finds
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