European Patent Filings Break Record In 2006
The total number of applications received by the EPO in 2006 was 207,300, marking a 5% jump from the previous year, in which 197,400 applications were filed.
The figures are contained in the EPO's 2006 annual report, which was presented in Munich.
According to the report, U.S. firms were the busiest filers, lodging 34,800...
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