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Indicator : Published patent applications in USPTO (Patent)
Description : The indicator shows the number of patents applications published (but not yet granted) in USPTO. According to WIPO, a patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides, in general, a new way of doing something, or offers a new technical solution to a problem. To get a patent, technical information about the invention must be disclosed to the public in a patent application.
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Published patent applications in USPTO (Patent)
2015 2016 2017
World 382,483 381,792 374,731
1 USA 181,069 185,523 182,429
2 Japan 63,536 59,768 59,123
3 South Korea 26,097 25,824 23,306
4 China 14,065 16,808 18,569
5 Germany 20,075 18,845 18,429
6 Taiwan 15,983 14,052 12,958
7 France 8,651 8,165 7,845
8 UK 6,463 6,718 6,577
9 Canada 6,610 6,682 6,259
10 Switzerland 5,142 5,236 5,430
11 Netherlands 4,685 4,703 4,703
12 Sweden 4,257 4,245 3,670
13 Italy 2,647 2,694 2,738
14 Australia 1,896 1,876 1,913
15 Singapore 1,937 1,742 1,852
16 Finland 2,239 1,873 1,549
17 Denmark 1,550 1,528 1,528
18 India 1,712 1,744 1,474
19 Belgium 1,331 1,349 1,385
20 Austria 1,423 1,411 1,311
21 Ireland 904 984 1,061
22 Spain 1,056 909 906
23 Saudi Arabia 567 646 809
24 Norway 780 698 665
25 Luxembourg 578 490 568
26 New Zealand 406 386 408
27 Brazil 379 358 362
28 Russia 469 375 355
29 Turkey 211 194 216
30 Mexico 268 200 207
31 Liechtenstein 190 189 207
32 Poland 231 243 188
33 South Africa 182 172 168
34 Czech Republic 133 144 162
35 Malaysia 208 174 137
36 UAE 96 130 126
37 Iran 44 88 114
38 Portugal 93 124 106
39 Thailand 61 81 97
40 Greece 94 98 96
41 Cyprus 75 97 94
42 Hungary 92 103 87
43 Chile 73 77 73
44 Iceland 88 76 65
45 Argentina 63 69 60
46 Ukraine 42 34 45
47 Qatar 39 34 40
48 Slovenia 33 60 39
49 Colombia 58 55 36
50 Estonia 30 34 31
51 Pakistan 29 13 31
52 Philippines 43 37 28
53 Lithuania 29 19 26
54 Kuwait 23 23 23
55 Bulgaria 49 41 22
56 Slovakia 28 28 19
57 Venezuela 0 10 19
58 Jordan 16 15 18
59 Lebanon 13 10 18
60 Romania 31 19 18
61 Serbia 12 4 16
62 Egypt 30 23 15
63 Croatia 14 13 14
64 Panama 22 15 14
65 Uruguay 6 9 13
66 Vietnam 12 11 11
67 Belarus 10 12 9
68 Jamaica 6 5 8
69 Indonesia 19 9 7
70 Peru 8 13 6
71 Kazakhstan 6 8 5
72 Tunisia 11 2 5
73 Cuba 13 12 4
74 Latvia 8 11 4
75 Bangladesh 5 2 4
76 Morocco 4 5 4
77 Costa rica 23 14 4
78 Uzbekistan 2 3 3
79 Bahrain 5 5 3
80 Oman 1 3 2
81 Azerbaijan 1 1 2
82 Armenia 8 2 2
83 Georgia 6 5 2
84 Angola 2
85 Syria 2 1 2
86 North Korea 4 1 1
87 Iraq 5 0 1
88 Yemen 1 0 0
89 Bosnia 2 1 0
90 Afghanistan 1 0 0
91 Algeria 2 2 0
92 Paraguay 2 0 0
93 Nigeria 6 3 0
Published patent applications in USPTO (Patent)