Lithuanian Patent Applications Increase in 2011

Mar 26 2012 - 12:53

The Lithuanian State Patent Bureau has announced that the number of international applications filed by Lithuanian residents under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) increased from 11 applications in 2010 to 25 applications in 2011.

The number of applications filed by Lithuanian scientific and educational institutions also increased. In 2010 such applications made only 16 percent of all national patent applications, while in 2011 the percentage increased to more than 22 percent.

The full 2011 report on the legal protection of industrial property in Lithuania in the year 2011, in English and Lithuanian, can be downloaded in PDF format on this web page.

For more information, please contact Masa Lopicic at our Balkan Regional office.

Source: The State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania

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