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How to guide for ASPEC patent filings


Publication date
26 July 2021
European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency
Publication type
  • IP Guide


Patents are a common type of intellectual property that are relevant to various industries, not only for technology intense industry, patents are also present in the medical device and healthcare industries, green industries, machineries, food processing, textile and smart cities to provide few examples. A patent is an exclusive legal right granted to the applicant for a new invention which may be a product or process offering new technical solutions or providing new ways of doing something. It gives the patent owner the right to prevent others from using the patented invention for a limited length of time and it is a main legal tool for preventing innovations from being copied. 


26 JULY 2021
How to guide for ASPEC patent filings