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Mar 03, 2016, 04:00 ET UK With Strongest Increase of Patent Applications at the European Patent Office in Five Years

   - UK patent applications at the European Patent Office up 5.7% in 2015   - Rolls-Royce becomes new top UK patent...


Dec 08, 2015, 04:58 ET UK Ranks 3rd in Green Tech Inventions in Europe

From Kyoto to Paris: Inventions in Climate Change Mitigation Technologies Growing Strongly  - New report finds number of inventions in...


Dec 08, 2015, 04:58 ET UK Ranks 3rd in Green Tech Inventions in Europe

From Kyoto to Paris: Inventions in Climate Change Mitigation Technologies Growing Strongly  - New report finds number of inventions in...


Apr 29, 2014, 04:00 ET Outstanding UK Scientist Christofer Toumazou is Finalist for European Inventor Award: Rapid DNA Test on a USB Stick

- Toumazou developed game-changing rapid "do-it-yourself" DNA test  - Microchip instead of genetics lab: analysis via USB stick...


Mar 06, 2014, 04:15 ET UK Companies Granted More European Patents in 2013

- European Patent Office announces record numbers of patent filings and patent grants - UK applicants were granted 2% more European...


Mar 06, 2014, 04:00 ET UK Companies Granted More European Patents in 2013

- European Patent Office announces record numbers of patent filings and patent grants - UK applicants were granted 2% more European...


Oct 17, 2013, 09:15 ET Promoting a Unified Market for Innovation and Technology in Europe: European Patent Convention Celebrates 40th Anniversary

- European Patent Convention (EPC) signed in Munich on 5 October 1973 - Impressive growth in filings since EPC's entry into force...