The European Patent Office (the “EPO”) recently published its Annual Review 2020. The Annual Review 2020 demonstrates that the demand for European patents in 2020 was approximately the same as in 2019. Particularly, the EPO received 0.7% fewer applications in 2020 than in 2019, overall receiving a total of 180,250 patent applications in 2020.
Read more about the EPO’s 2020 Annual Review here.
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