Monday IPDate October 9, 2023

World IP news: from WIPO and EPO

Patent news

Global Innovation Index 2023: Switzerland, Sweden and the U.S. lead the Global Innovation Ranking; Innovation Robust but Startup Funding Increasingly Uncertain

Switzerland, Sweden, the United States, the United Kingdom and Singapore are the world’s most innovative economies in 2023, according to WIPO’s Global Innovation Index (GII), as a group of middle-income economies have emerged over the past decade as the fastest climbers of the ranking.

Patent news

EPO: Observatory on Patents and Technology began operations on October 6th

As a first port of call for anyone interested in the future of innovation, the Observatory will quantify and explore trends and challenges throughout the innovation ecosystem. It will also provide industry, innovators, investors, policymakers and in general all actors of the innovation ecosystem with reliable evidence for informed decision-making.