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EPO: Innovation in digital and clean-energy technologies boosts demand for patents in Europe in 2023

EPO’s Patent Index 2023, published, shows that innovation remained robust. The strongest growth among all technology fields in 2023, was in electrical machinery, apparatus, energy (+12.2% over 2022), which covers inventions related to clean-energy technologies, including batteries (+28%).

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USPTO’s new Diversity Information Platform: Advancing innovation through data-driven action

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently launched a Diversity Information Platform (DI Platform) to advance diversity and inclusion efforts throughout the innovation ecosystem by providing a no-cost tool for data-driven analyses and a one-stop shop for discussing and sharing best practices.