Issue Date: March 14, 2016 | Web Date: March 11, 2016
Patent applications surge in Europe
A record-high 160,000 patent applications were filed in Europe last year, a 5% increase over the 152,700 applications in 2014, according to the European Patent Office (EPO).
“The remarkable growth in patent applications at EPO proves that Europe continues to be a hub for innovators from all over the world and an attractive technology market,” says EPO President Benoît Battistelli.
Medical technology was the field with the highest number of . . .
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