PARIS – PSA Peugeot Citroen and its subsidiaries, including supplier Faurecia, applied for more patents last year than any other company in France. The 1,348 patents it filed made up 7% of the country’s total and were more than double the next-highest number of patent applications, from the French atomic energy agency. The automotive industry is the leading sector for patents in France, followed by aeronautics, telecommunication, electronics, cosmetics and energy, the ...

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