Annual results and statisticsAnnual results 2016 The EPO granted 96 000 patents in 2016, which is 40% more than in 2015 and a new record high.
Skip navigation Customer Portal Home News archive IFI Data Enhancements Simplify Complex Patent Expiration Rules The 20 Year Term RuleAs a general rule of thumb, the effective life of a patent extends to 20 years from the application date. This rule
News archive Public Patent Data Now Available on Google BigQuery At IFI CLAIMS, we are very excited about the release of the Google Patents Public Datasets on Google’s BigQuery. We are proud to be the source of the core, public data table which prov