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IPR intensive industries study 2019

New study on the economic impact of IP

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.

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Strategic Plan 2023

Committed to excellence: EPO publishes
Strategic Plan

The EPO published its Strategic Plan 2023 today. The plan outlines the Office's vision for the years ahead and features five strategic goals.

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2019 EIA winners

European Inventor Award 2019 winners announced

Exceptional inventors from Austria, France, Japan, the Netherlands and Spain receive European Inventor Award 2019 at ceremony in Vienna

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Annual Results 2019

Annual results 2018

The number of patent applications filed with the EPO grew by 4.6% last year, reaching a new high of 174 317.

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