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EPO Patent Index 2020

EPO Patent Index 2020

The European Patent Office-EPO has published the annual statistical report on the patent filings. Innovations in Healthcare drove patent activity in 2020: inventions in medical technology achieved the first position (almost 14.300 applications, with an increase of...

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Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund

Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund

The European Union Intellectual Property Office-EUIPO, supported by the European Commission has created a fund to help European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access their intellectual property rights.The grant scheme covers two services: IP diagnostic...

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International patent filings by WIPO

International patent filings by WIPO

International patent applications filed at WIPO during 2020 achieve 275.00 and show an increase of 4% in respect of 2019 despite the pandemic emergency. In first position China (68.720 patent applications; +16,1% in respect of the last year), followed by the United...

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Farewell Professor Umberto Cugini

Farewell Professor Umberto Cugini

Founder Partners of the Italian Center of Competence mourn Professor Umberto Cugini (1941 – 2021) which in the first days of January passed away. Professor Cugini was the promoter of the Center and its President. Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Politecnico di...

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