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Polish companies and universities file fewer patent applications at the European Patent Office in 2019

Patent applications filed by Polish companies, universities, and research institutions with the European Patent Office (EPO) decreased by 9.6% in 2019, according to the EPO Patent Index 2019 published today. The drop follows two years of strong growth, continuing a pattern of two years of strong growth being followed by a year of decreasing patent […]

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European Inventor Award 2019: Polish Public can now vote for its favourite inventor to receive Popular Prize

The European Patent Office (EPO) announces that voting is open for the European Inventor Award 2019 Popular Prize. Members of the public are invited to cast their vote for their favourite inventor or inventor team from among the 15 nominated finalists (play short video), among them the Polish software engineer and inventor Marta Karczewicz whose […]

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Honouring a prolific inventor’s dedication to advancing video compression: Polish inventor Marta Karczewicz named European Inventor Award 2019 finalist

The European Patent Office (EPO) announces that Polish inventor Marta Karczewicz has been nominated for the European Inventor Award 2019 as one of three finalists in the category “Lifetime achievement” for her work in video compression. She has dedicated her career to inventing technology that has enabled the compression of video files by a factor […]