European Patent Office applications reached a new all-time high in 2013 and the number of applications in Finland was the third highest in Europe measured by applications per million inhabitants.
Finland ranks high in patent statistics
Moreover, the Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRO) received more than 1,700 applications for Finnish patents last year, roughly the same number as in recent years. The patent application process has been facilitated by the PRO’s new digital service.
UPC seen as a positive step
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