Austria registered 2.341 new patents in 2019

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Austrian companies and researchers registered 2.341 new patents at the European Patent Office (EPO) in 2019, says Invest in Austria.

The 2.341 patent applications submitted to the European Patent Office (EPO) surpassed the previous record of 2.281 applications in 2018.

ABA writes that ”The most patents were registered in the segment of electrical machinery, apparatus and energy (2019: 249), followed by the field of transport (2019: 190)”.

Borealis leads the list of applicants, registering 179 patents

Tritonic placed second with 77 patents registered, followed by AMS with 65.

The most European patent applications originated in Vienna (614) in the year 2019. Upper Austria (478) and Styria (325) placed second and third respectively.

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