‘Does IP boost the European economy? EPO and EUIPO say so’

“Hot off the press is a joint report by the European Patent Office (EPO) and European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) entitled IPR-intensive industries and economic performance in the European Union. Now in its third edition, the findings remain consistent with earlier versions (from 2013 and 2016): according to the header on the EUIPO Observatory’s website, the study ‘confirms the economic benefits for Europe’ of trade marks, designs, patents, copyright, geographical indications (GI’s) and plant variety rights …” (more)

[Léon Dijkman, The IPKat, 29 September]

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