EPO Patent Index 2022


The European Patent Office will release it's 2022 Patent Index on 28 March 2023.

Eurovision News Events will be publishing multimedia material on our Newsdirect digital platform  on 28 March 2023, when the European Patent Office (EPO) publishes its annual Patent Index 2022.

General Information

Event number: 52412
Date: 28/03/2023

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Insights into the state of innovation in Europe: statistics, trends and rankings

How did patent applications develop in 2022 in the face of continued global economic and security challenges? Which industries, countries and regions saw the biggest growth, and which ones declined? And which companies filed the most applications to the European Patent Office (EPO) for their inventions last year?

Get the latest data for patent applications in Europe – an early indicator of innovation trends – when we publish our annual Patent Index.

The upcoming edition will include:

Analysis of demand for patents in Europe in 2022

Rankings of the top countries, regions, companies and technology fields

Focus on latest trends in smart health and clean energy technologies

All statistics and related media materials (press releases, videos, graphs and infographics) will be published on Tuesday 28 March 2023 at 00.01 CET (embargo time) on our website: www.epo.org

You can also request material by writing to us at press@epo.org.

Official hashtag: #EPOPatentIndex

For more information or media queries, please contact:

Luis Berenguer Giménez
Principal Director Communication / Spokesperson, European Patent Office
EPO Press Office
Tel.: +49 89 2399 1833
Mobile: +49 151 5440 3997

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