2017 announces itself as a fine year to introduce a patent application according to the recent messages on the changes in fiscal deductions for innovation targeted on patent products. The law that will be retroactively applicable on July 1, 2016 has now been presented to the council of state. So, we expect to inform you soon, at the beginning of 2017, on these interesting changes. In the meantime it looks as if patent applications qualify for a tax deduction for innovation, a major change compared to the present system. More information