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European patent applications related to smart connected objects are rising rapidly, achieving a growth rate of 54% in the last three years, the first European Patent Office (EPO) landscaping study on “Patents and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)” reveals.
French researchers Agnès Poulbot and Jacques Barraud nominated for European Patent Office (EPO) prize for self-regenerating tyre tread technology
EPO President Benoît Battistelli, the Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office (JPO) Naoko Munakata, and the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Andrei Iancu, held their annual Trilateral heads of office meeting last week in Hakone, Japan, hosted by the JPO.
German physicist duo working on a new generation of medical imaging technologies
The Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation has elected António Campinos to succeed Benoît Battistelli as President of the European Patent Office (EPO). His five-year term will start on 1 July 2018.
- New President press release 20171010 en.docx
- PT Antonio Campinos eleito como futuro Presidente do Instituto Europeu de Patentes 11.10.2017.docx
- FR Antonio Campinos elu prochain President de lOEB 11.10.2017.docx
- DE Antonio Campinos zum nachsten EPA-Prasidenten gewahlt.docx
- EN Antonio Campinos elected next EPO President 11.10.2017.docx
European Patent Office (EPO) honours US inventor Esther Sans Takeuchi at Award ceremony in Paris for developing battery that powers modern implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICDs)
An AI-driven waste management system, biodegradable absorbents to combat period poverty and an app to detect Parkinson’s disease early are the three problem-solving initiatives developed by the inaugural finalists of the Young Inventors prize, a newly launched award from the European Patent Office to inspire the next generation of inventors.
Finalists of the European Inventor Award 2022 will gather in Munich on 21 June for this year's winner announcements and to share stories of their remarkable breakthroughs in areas as diverse as cancer research, renewable energy, climate innovation, green industry, medical technology and manufacturing.
A new study released today by the European Patent Office (EPO) finds that 13.2% of inventors in Europe are women.
he European Patent Office (EPO) today inaugurated the new main building on its site in Rijswijk, near The Hague, in the presence of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands during a ceremony hosted by EPO President Benoît Battistelli.