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Patents on plants at the EPO

compiled by No Patents on Life!
Munich March 2007

Applications: WO- and EP-Applications, no Euro-PCTs
Granted Patents: EP Patents
from DVD-ROM Espace Access Vol. 2007/001 and EP-B Vol. 2007/001

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Year Applications Granted Patents Applications Granted Patents
1980 0 0
1981 2 0
1982 2 0
1983 3 0
1984 16 0
1985 26 0
1986 25 0
1987 36 2
1988 53 2
1989 62 4
1990 65 5
1991 105 10
1992 116 14
1993 116 15
1994 124 28
1995 145 33
1996 161 15
1997 239 12
1998 280 14
1999 385 20
2000 530 27 20 1
2001 536 41 20 2
2002 471 40 18 6
2003 384 60 21 10
2004 315 68 19 5
2005 295 110 24 4
2006 285 151 44 5