//EPO patent index 2020: Strong growth in healthcare and life sciences

EPO patent index 2020: Strong growth in healthcare and life sciences

Date : 16/03/2021  – Source : Source : Office européen des brevetsLien

Patent filings at the EPO reflect the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on different technology fields. Sharp falls in some sectors have been countered by surges elsewhere, with medical technologies in the lead and major growth in both pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. […]

Demand for European patents stable

In 2020, the EPO received 180 250 applications, just 0.7% down on 2019 despite the pandemic. However, this conceals contrasting trends, with falls in demand for patent applications from some countries and in some technologies offset by growth elsewhere. […]

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