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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 [June]
World 326,971 334,674 352,587 341,104 392,617 390,576 186,967
1 USA 164,919 170,006 180,549 172,674 198,766 196,443 92,704
2 Japan 55,351 52,961 53,365 50,944 57,465 55,205 24,716
3 China 8,706 10,975 14,038 16,101 22,294 25,737 13,983
4 South Korea 20,703 22,618 23,539 22,764 24,743 24,587 11,479
5 Germany 16,618 16,563 17,356 16,273 18,701 17,907 7,840
6 Taiwan 13,179 12,823 12,603 11,618 12,412 12,805 5,853
7 France 7,100 6,711 6,919 6,486 7,142 6,844 2,953
8 UK 4,777 4,892 5,478 5,468 6,484 6,217 2,942
9 Canada 5,528 5,072 5,417 5,064 6,002 5,779 2,788
10 Switzerland 4,598 4,613 4,974 4,585 5,266 4,983 2,423
11 Netherlands 4,065 4,233 4,387 4,402 4,917 4,799 2,158
12 Sweden 3,438 3,560 3,722 3,596 3,993 3,774 1,886
13 Italy 2,243 2,364 2,466 2,623 2,865 2,863 1,341
14 Singapore 1,662 1,865 1,905 1,791 2,029 1,977 968
15 Australia 1,534 1,405 1,536 1,549 1,764 1,903 919
16 Denmark 1,175 1,197 1,236 1,244 1,433 1,397 736
17 Ireland 764 833 831 1,083 1,572 1,578 709
18 Finland 1,662 1,826 1,927 1,522 1,664 1,557 707
19 Saudi Arabia 409 517 664 778 1,046 1,086 649
20 Austria 965 1,104 1,266 1,164 1,294 1,181 572
21 Belgium 982 1,039 1,148 1,144 1,294 1,254 565
22 India 897 909 1,045 1,036 1,218 1,179 526
23 Spain 668 607 669 625 729 733 342
24 Norway 542 527 549 566 615 651 300
25 New Zealand 280 274 299 319 375 409 190
26 Luxembourg 641 548 504 440 525 437 188
27 Russia 257 240 262 223 235 261 112
28 Brazil 278 258 269 244 269 265 107
29 Liechtenstein 154 149 148 163 221 215 104
30 Turkey 105 111 171 160 202 175 82
31 Poland 142 149 154 173 179 164 73
32 Czech Republic 61 87 101 149 193 190 69
33 Mexico 138 157 208 160 182 147 65
34 Cyprus 68 87 130 118 118 114 60
35 Thailand 57 52 73 74 115 150 57
36 UAE 52 65 93 85 116 129 54
37 Portugal 46 78 93 79 103 94 53
38 South Africa 145 147 136 129 149 131 50
39 Greece 49 48 74 64 83 71 40
40 Chile 61 48 47 38 55 54 38
41 Hungary 68 58 82 66 79 80 35
42 Iran 31 29 40 54 87 120 34
43 Iceland 66 62 71 55 63 73 33
44 Slovenia 39 46 49 52 54 56 25
45 Malaysia 93 106 99 102 77 91 25
46 Colombia 30 35 24 36 33 46 23
47 Estonia 25 23 22 34 41 27 21
48 Argentina 43 41 39 37 59 47 19
49 Ukraine 13 17 27 32 38 53 15
50 Lithuania 11 21 18 15 17 26 14
51 Vietnam 7 13 10 15 15 27 14
52 Qatar 8 13 22 29 31 29 13
53 Philippines 23 16 23 23 18 18 12
54 Kuwait 64 48 45 33 45 27 11
55 Morocco 5 0 2 8 1 1 11
56 Panama 9 8 13 8 7 8 11
57 Serbia 2 2 4 5 11 9 10
58 Bulgaria 43 22 17 16 19 10 10
59 Romania 12 9 8 7 5 12 9
60 Slovakia 19 10 17 18 18 30 9
61 Costa rica 10 20 10 6 9 16 6
62 Latvia 5 8 8 9 11 14 6
63 Egypt 13 13 11 16 10 14 5
64 Pakistan 13 15 12 11 17 13 5
65 Jordan 15 9 11 11 13 2 4
66 Uruguay 4 10 6 8 13 11 4
67 Indonesia 7 10 5 3 6 10 4
68 Cuba 12 10 11 7 3 4 3
69 Croatia 8 7 13 12 15 11 3
70 Bahrain 0 0 3 3 2 4 2
71 Kazakhstan 5 3 6 3 5 6 2
72 Peru 6 4 11 6 10 12 2
73 Lebanon 7 11 10 7 11 12 2
74 Uzbekistan 1 1 1 3 3 1 2
75 Nigeria 0 1 3 0 0 2 2
76 North Korea 8 11 4 5 7 4 2
77 Armenia 1 2 0 4 1 3 2
78 Syria 2 0 2 1 1 1 1
79 Bangladesh 0 1 5 3 3 0 1
80 Venezuela 25 7 4 4 3 2 1
81 Georgia 3 1 3 4 3 4 1
82 Oman 4 0 5 5 3 3 1
83 Jamaica 4 4 8 2 6 7 1
84 Azerbaijan 2 1 2 1 1 1 0
85 Paraguay 1 0 0 3 0 3 0
86 Bosnia 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
87 Yemen 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
88 Angola 3 1 6 6 0
89 Belarus 3 3 5 9 6 5 0
90 Iraq 1 0 1 0 0 1 0
91 Algeria 1 1 1 2 0 0 0
92 Tunisia 2 2 3 0 2 0 0