Knowledge Hub

Clean energy inventions fuel surge in European Patent Office applications

South Korea’s LG Group submitted 1,372 patent applications to the EPO last year, putting it top in the electrical and energy field (Photo: Woohae Cho/Bloomberg)

Patent filings at the European Patent Office rose 2.9% in 2023

The European Patent Office received a record 199,275 applications in 2023, an increase that was partly driven by a surge in applications from the clean energy technology field.

Overall applications to the EPO, which grants ...

To continue reading
Request Free Trial

  • Unlimited access to all content.
  • Email alerts highlighting key industry insight.
  • Invitations to attend exclusive roundtables and events.
  • The Sustainable Views Policy Tracker - deep insight on ESG regulations and deadlines.

Read Next:

Lorries driving on road, Scope 3 emissions
Carbon Markets
April 11, 2024

SBTi staff demand CEO resignation over plans to extend carbon credit use for Scope 3 emissions

Concern and confusion cited by staff at the Science Based Targets initiative, while carbon market companies back Scope 3 changes
Read more