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Indicator : Total patents in USPTO (Patent)
Description : The indicator shows the number of total granted patents 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.
Source : Orbit.com

Total patents in USPTO (Patent)

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 [Mar]
World 326,971 334,674 352,587 341,104 392,617 390,576 363,829 85,610
1 USA 164,919 170,006 180,549 172,674 198,766 196,443 178,291 40,579
2 Japan 55,351 52,961 53,365 50,944 57,465 55,205 48,405 11,246
3 China 8,706 10,975 14,038 16,101 22,294 25,737 28,680 7,898
4 South Korea 20,703 22,618 23,539 22,764 24,743 24,587 22,120 5,381
5 Germany 16,618 16,563 17,356 16,273 18,701 17,907 15,334 3,738
6 Taiwan 13,179 12,823 12,603 11,618 12,412 12,805 11,675 2,682
7 France 7,100 6,711 6,919 6,486 7,142 6,844 5,855 1,364
8 UK 4,777 4,892 5,478 5,468 6,484 6,217 5,576 1,322
9 Switzerland 4,598 4,613 4,974 4,585 5,266 4,983 5,038 1,210
10 Canada 5,528 5,072 5,417 5,064 6,002 5,779 5,457 1,195
11 Netherlands 4,065 4,233 4,387 4,402 4,917 4,799 4,138 996
12 Sweden 3,438 3,560 3,722 3,596 3,993 3,774 3,608 925
13 Italy 2,243 2,364 2,466 2,623 2,865 2,863 2,603 542
14 Singapore 1,662 1,865 1,905 1,791 2,029 1,977 1,918 486
15 Australia 1,534 1,405 1,536 1,549 1,764 1,903 1,838 422
16 Ireland 764 833 831 1,083 1,572 1,578 1,376 370
17 Saudi Arabia 409 517 664 778 1,046 1,086 1,319 370
18 Finland 1,662 1,826 1,927 1,522 1,664 1,557 1,394 361
19 Denmark 1,175 1,197 1,236 1,244 1,433 1,397 1,351 346
20 Belgium 982 1,039 1,148 1,144 1,294 1,254 1,100 303
21 Austria 965 1,104 1,266 1,164 1,294 1,181 1,067 258
22 India 897 909 1,045 1,036 1,218 1,179 1,058 254
23 Norway 542 527 549 566 615 651 579 169
24 Spain 668 607 669 625 729 733 635 166
25 New Zealand 280 274 299 319 375 409 385 97
26 Luxembourg 641 548 504 440 525 437 383 83
27 Brazil 278 258 269 244 269 265 218 63
28 Russia 257 240 262 223 235 261 220 61
29 Liechtenstein 154 149 148 163 221 215 209 41
30 Czech Republic 61 87 101 149 193 190 117 41
31 Cyprus 68 87 130 118 118 114 118 40
32 Poland 142 149 154 173 179 164 157 33
33 Turkey 105 111 171 160 202 175 168 33
34 Mexico 138 157 208 160 182 147 130 29
35 South Africa 145 147 136 129 149 131 101 28
36 UAE 52 65 93 85 116 129 99 27
37 Iceland 66 62 71 55 63 73 56 21
38 Portugal 46 78 93 79 103 94 102 20
39 Greece 49 48 74 64 83 71 72 20
40 Thailand 57 52 73 74 115 150 98 20
41 Iran 31 29 40 54 87 120 71 18
42 Hungary 68 58 82 66 79 80 63 14
43 Slovenia 39 46 49 52 54 56 42 14
44 Ukraine 13 17 27 32 38 53 29 14
45 Malaysia 93 106 99 102 77 91 44 13
46 Chile 61 48 47 38 55 54 61 13
47 Estonia 25 23 22 34 41 27 38 13
48 Qatar 8 13 22 29 31 29 28 12
49 Lithuania 11 21 18 15 17 26 36 8
50 Bulgaria 43 22 17 16 19 10 18 8
51 Croatia 8 7 13 12 15 11 12 7
52 Vietnam 7 13 10 15 15 27 35 7
53 Philippines 23 16 23 23 18 18 24 6
54 Colombia 30 35 24 36 33 46 38 6
55 Slovakia 19 10 17 18 18 30 14 5
56 Argentina 43 41 39 37 59 47 40 5
57 Belarus 3 3 5 9 6 5 0 4
58 Egypt 13 13 11 16 10 14 13 4
59 Kazakhstan 5 3 6 3 5 6 6 3
60 Nigeria 0 1 3 0 0 2 2 3
61 Kuwait 64 48 45 33 45 27 19 3
62 Romania 12 9 8 7 5 12 23 3
63 Pakistan 13 15 12 11 17 13 9 2
64 Panama 9 8 13 8 7 8 18 2
65 Morocco 5 0 2 8 1 1 26 2
66 Jamaica 4 4 8 2 6 7 1 2
67 Georgia 3 1 3 4 3 4 6 2
68 Armenia 1 2 0 4 1 3 4 2
69 Serbia 2 2 4 5 11 9 14 1
70 Lebanon 7 11 10 7 11 12 13 1
71 Latvia 5 8 8 9 11 14 12 1
72 Algeria 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 1
73 Syria 2 0 2 1 1 1 1 1
74 Costa rica 10 20 10 6 9 16 18 1
75 Bahrain 0 0 3 3 2 4 2 1
76 Angola 3 1 6 6 0
77 Azerbaijan 2 1 2 1 1 1 0 0
78 Bosnia 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
79 Oman 4 0 5 5 3 3 2 0
80 Iraq 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
81 Jordan 15 9 11 11 13 2 7 0
82 Yemen 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
83 Indonesia 7 10 5 3 6 10 7 0
84 Paraguay 1 0 0 3 0 3 0 0
85 Cuba 12 10 11 7 3 4 5 0
86 Peru 6 4 11 6 10 12 3 0
87 Bangladesh 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 0
88 Tunisia 2 2 3 0 2 0 2 0
89 Uruguay 4 10 6 8 13 11 6 0
90 Uzbekistan 1 1 1 3 3 1 2 0
91 Venezuela 25 7 4 4 3 2 4 0
92 North Korea 8 11 4 5 7 4 4 0