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IP Specials

IP Specials

Expertise at a glance: Focussing on a specific IP field, our IP Specials provide you with a full package of information including interviews, factsheets, tools, case studies and more.

Broaden your own IP horizon by looking into our IP Specials and get useful tools and links for further assistance.

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WIPO releases 2016 global statistics on IP filings

WIPO releases 2016 global statistics on IP filings

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has published the statistics on international patent, trade mark and design applications in 2016. The numbers show that last year was a record year for international patent applications and reveals a strong demand for trade marks and designs.

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Now online: EPO Index for CIIs

Now online: EPO Index for CIIs

The European Patent Office (EPO) has published an index of links to the sections of the Guidelines for Examination related to computer-implemented inventions (CIIs).

The collection of links provides easy access to instructions particularly useful for the search and examination of CIIs.

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