Intellectual Property filings peak in 2021
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The World Intellectual Property Organization published the World Intellectual Property Indicators report, where it revealed a strong growth in IP applications in 2021, demonstrating that entrepreneurship, technology, innovation and digitalization continue to drive the growth of the global economy.

Within the indicators, it is highlighted that innovators worldwide filed 3.4 million applications for patent registrations in 2021, or 3.6% more than in 2020. Trademark and industrial design applications increased by 5.5% and 9.2%, respectively.