FOI release

Numbers of patent applications January to June 2013

Number of patents applied for by German companies first half of 2013, comparable figure for 2012 and comparison of each with UK companies.


Numbers of patent applications so far in 2013

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Provides information held by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) on the available figures.

This information has been released by the IPO under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Published 27 November 2014