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PCT filing: Strong growth from China

PCT filing increased by 4.8% in 2010, with strong growth from China (+56.2%). After the US, Japan and Germany, China ranked Nr. 4. ZTE and Huawei ranked top 2 (with 1863 patents) and 4 (with 1528 patents). Digital Communication saw the fastest growth (17.3% ) in 2010. Almost every other field of technology experienced declines or modest growth. The sharpest decline in patenting was seen in the field of telecommunications. more