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Medtech most popular patient filing category, report shows

Medical technology has been named the most popular patent filing category at the European Patent Office (EPO), according to its latest annual report. There were 13,795 filings in the medtech category throughout 2018, up from 13,134 in 2017 – a 5% increase. It is the second consecutive year of growth in medtech filings, with the sector…


Diagnosis data: Getting the IP right on healthcare apps

Thomas Prock, Partner at Marks & Clerk discusses how health app developers can navigate the world of patents to protect their intellectual property. Apple’s recent announcement that it will be opening its Health Records application programming interface (API) will be big news for healthcare app developers in the US. The data covers patients at more than…

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