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  • TRENDS IN PATENT FILING ACTIVITIES IN THE EEC. A CONTRIBUTION TO THE STUDY AND ASSESSMENT OF THE TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS DEVELOPING IN THE EEC FROM 1969 TO 1980 BASED ON A STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF PATENTS

Abstract

The report gives a statistical survey of patent applications published in five Member States (Belgium, France, Federal Republic of Germany, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom) of the European Economic Community (EEC) over the period 1969 - 1982. Part 1 is a compilation of existing statistical data on patents for all the EEC Member States and some other countries (1969 - 1982). In Part 2, the patent applications filed in 1969 - 1980 of the five countries mentioned are classified according to the international patent classification (IPC). In each subject class the applications are further subdivided by the countries in which they were first filed. In Part 3, the statistical presentation of Part 2, is repeated making use of the NACE classification system so that an industry orientated technology pattern is obtained. The primary goal of the report is to present objective information for private industry and the public sector to assist in decision making with regard to technology.

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Authors: GREVINK H, CEC LUXEMBOURG;KRONZ H CEC LUXEMBOURG, CEC LUXEMBOURG
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 9735 EN (1985) FS, 349 P., BFR 1200, EUROFFICE, LUXEMBOURG, POB 1003
Availability: Can be ordered online
Record Number: 1989123066400 / Last updated on: 1992-11-03
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en