IAM Patent 1000 2021

Patents are essential business commodities and knowing how to obtain, enforce and monetise them has become mission critical. The IAM Patent 1000 has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent expertise.

Hungary

Patent activity in Hungary remains healthy, with the life sciences and particularly pharmaceuticals generating the bulk of the instructions handled by local practitioners. The hot conversation point is the government’s push to revamp the research and innovation system – a move which seems to have led to an uptick in...

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Patent activity in Hungary remains healthy, with the life sciences and particularly pharmaceuticals generating the bulk of the instructions handled by local practitioners. The hot conversation point is the government’s push to revamp the research and innovation system – a move which seems to have led to an uptick in filings this year. Due in no small part to the efforts of Minister of Innovation and Technology László Palkovics, there has also been a concerted effort to strengthen cooperation between Hungary and international institutes, companies and local universities such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, General Electric and the University of Debrecen . This should help to cement Hungary’s position as a regional innovative hub, promote entrepreneurship and keep the local IP scene flourishing. The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) is also making its services more accessible to private individuals and SMEs in a bid to enhance IP awareness.

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