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Mar. 15, 2017

World Intellectual Property Organization: Record Year for International Patent Applications in 2016

This post originally appeared in the World Intellectual Property Organization website on March 5, 2017.

China’s ZTE Corporation overtook its crosstown rival Huawei Technologies as the biggest filer of international patent applications via WIPO in 2016 and U.S.-based Qualcomm Inc. claimed third position amid another year of strong demand for WIPO’s intellectual property filing services for patentstrademarks and industrial designs.