Talk innovation podcast of the EPO

Talk innovation” podcast of the EPO provides perspectives on innovation today through interviews with experts, whether our patent examiners, inventors or specialists in the commercialisation of innovation.

We enjoyed listening to “Inventors Revisited: Inside the mind of an inventor” on Tuesday 17th of November 2020, about:

Elmar Mock, Inventor and entrepreneur

There are few who think outside the box quite like Elmar Mock. There are also few who have been as prolific – Elmar is named as the inventor or co-inventor in 178 patent families and has worked on some 800 projects. But what makes the co-inventor of the famous Swatch tick? How does he approach the inventive process? Inventing, it seems, is not a straightforward process.

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