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EPO: Patent applications show development of smart technology

European patent applications related to smart connected objects have increased by an impressive 54% in the last three years, says “Patents and the Fourth Industrial Revolution”; the first European Patent Office (EPO) landscanding study on the subject.

The study has been conducted in co-operatoon with Handelsblatt Research Institute and examines technology trends. For more information, please visit EPO’s website.