The EPO’s Women Inventors report: getting to the roots of women’s disproportion in patenting

Faye Waterford, Editor of The Patent Lawyer Magazine, evaluates the key findings of the recent EPO Women Inventors report, informed through an interview with Ilja Rudyk, Senior Economist at the EPO and Co-Author of the report, to explore the position of women in patenting and the motives for seeking improvement. This article first appeared in The Patent Lawyer Magazine, January / February 2023.