Emissions Research Boosts Auto Industry Patent Filings


FRANKFURT, March 13 (Reuters) - A regulatory push to lower carbon dioxide emissions has helped raise international patent filings in the automobile industry 18 percent in 2013, the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) said on Thursday. "In line with growing investments in research and development, the automobile industry has seen a sharp increase in international patent filings over the last three years," WIPO said in a statement. In 2013, 4,275 patents were filed by ...


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