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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 […]

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European Patent Office announces the finalists for the European Inventor Award 2019

The European Patent Office (EPO) today announces the finalists nominated for the European Inventor Award 2019. The Award, now in its 14th year, celebrates the genius and creativity of inventors and inventor teams for their contributions to scientific and technological progress, their role in generating economic growth, and their impact on our daily lives.

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Poland posts its strongest growth in patent applications at the European Patent Office in four years

Patent applications filed by Polish inventors, companies and research institutions with the European Patent Office (EPO) grew by 19.7% in 2018, one of the highest growth rates among European countries and well above the average of the 38 EPO member states (+3.8%), according to the EPO Annual Report 2018 published today. It is the second […]