Half-year results of the Visegrad Patent Institute

The Visegrad Patent Institute received 53 international search request and issued 59 International Search Reports in the first half of 2017. Approximatly two third of the search requests were made in connection to international patent applications filed in one of the official languages of the V4 countries (Czech, Hungarian, Polish or Slovak), requests to search applications in English amounted to about one third of the total requests.