Recently, the annual IP5 Statistics Report of the world’s five largest IP offices (IP5) was issued.

  1. The IP5 comprise the European Patent Office (EPO), Japan Patent Office (JPO), Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) and United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
  2. According to the Report, in 2022 2.9 million patent applications were filed at the IP5 offices and over 1.5 million patents were granted in the same timeframe. The EPO received 193 460 European patent applications in 2022, an increase of 2.5% over 2021.
  3. The EPO will publish its 2023 statistics (Patent Index 2023) in March 2024.
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Published On: 12 January 2024Categories: PublicationsTags:

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