Patent application boom in the field of digitalisation

The fourth industrial revolution is in full swing and patent applications in the field of digitalisation are booming.

In 2019, the European Patent Office (EPO) observed a 20% increase in EP filings in the field of digital communication with 5G technology being a major driver. More than three quarters of these filings derive from EP countries (25%), US (26%), and China (26%), the three being nearly equally represented in the figures.

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