EPO Again Reports Record High In Patents Granted
The EPO said in an annual report it granted 105,635 patents in 2017, the most it has ever granted in a single year. This was up 10 percent from its previous high in 2016.
The U.S., with almost 25,000 granted patents, had the most of any country.
The agency also saw a nearly 4 percent rise in the...
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