In October, a new update on the study ‘IPR-intensive industries and economic performance in the European Union ’ has been released, with the aim to highlight the impact and the strategic value of intellectual Property on the economy of the European Union.

The study is the fourth edition, carried out jointly by the European Patent Office-EPO and European Union Intellectual Property Office-EUIPO, and focuses on the period 2017-2019 and links main registered intellectual property rights such as patents, designs, trademarks, and copyrights with economic indicators, such as job creation, GDP, salaries.

In this edition, for the first time, a special focus is on companies that patent climate change mitigation technologies and file green trademarks.

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