Skip to main content

Together with the European Patent Office (EPO), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has published the fourth edition of “IPR-intensive industries and economic performance in the European Union” which assesses the value of intellectual property (IP) for the European Union (EU) economy.

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) intensive industries are defined as those having an above-average ownership of IPRs per employee, as compared with other IPR-using industries. IPR-intensive industries are the backbone of the EU single market, responsible for more than 75 % of trade within the EU.

To read the document, please click here.