Electrical engineering patent applications filed at the EPO in 2018 by sub-category

This statistic shows the numbers of patent applications in the field of electrical engineering filed with the European Patent Office in 2018. Overall, applications for electrical engineering patents amounted to 48.6 thousand, with the largest share of applicants from the digital communications category at 11.9 thousand. This was followed by computer technology at roughly 11.7 thousand and electrical machinery, apparatus, energy at 10.7 thousand.

Number of patent applications in electrical engineering filed at the European Patent Office in 2018, by sub-category

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Release date

March 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

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