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Philips, Samsung lead European patent applications

Tuesday 8 March 2016 | 13:21 CET | News
Philips moved into the top spot in the list of companies with the most patent applications at the European Patent Office in 2015. Samsung ranked second, followed by LG, Huawei and Siemens. The top 10 was made up of four companies from Europe, three from the US, two from Korea and one from China, according to the annual report from the EPO. In terms of number of applications per capita, Switzerland again topped the ranking in 2015, with 873 applications per million inhabitants. Second and third place went to the Netherlands (419) and Sweden (392), followed by Finland (365) and Denmark (346). 

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Categories: General
Companies: Huawei China / LG / Philips / Samsung / Siemens
Countries: Europe
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