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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 2018 2019 2020 2021 [Sep]
World 382,483 381,792 374,731 376,609 394,879 413,535 307,188
1 USA 181,069 185,523 182,429 179,027 185,253 188,756 137,984
2 Japan 63,536 59,768 59,123 60,089 63,552 64,007 46,462
3 China 14,065 16,808 18,569 20,626 24,488 28,644 25,016
4 South Korea 26,097 25,824 23,306 22,702 23,593 27,943 21,610
5 Germany 20,075 18,845 18,429 19,194 19,490 20,173 14,669
6 Taiwan 15,983 14,052 12,958 12,375 13,664 14,650 10,738
7 UK 6,463 6,718 6,577 6,570 7,064 7,393 5,526
8 France 8,651 8,165 7,845 7,703 7,344 7,747 5,433
9 Canada 6,610 6,682 6,259 6,311 6,641 7,095 5,100
10 Switzerland 5,142 5,236 5,430 5,308 5,255 5,556 4,181
11 Netherlands 4,685 4,703 4,703 4,853 4,784 5,088 3,424
12 Sweden 4,257 4,245 3,670 3,740 3,902 4,364 3,332
13 Italy 2,647 2,694 2,738 2,760 2,938 2,953 2,322
14 Australia 1,896 1,876 1,913 1,897 2,077 2,175 1,590
15 Singapore 1,937 1,742 1,852 1,820 1,874 2,325 1,555
16 Finland 2,239 1,873 1,549 1,485 1,547 1,701 1,393
17 Denmark 1,550 1,528 1,528 1,452 1,679 1,731 1,274
18 Ireland 904 984 1,061 1,120 1,568 1,769 1,263
19 India 1,712 1,744 1,474 1,473 1,488 1,552 1,238
20 Belgium 1,331 1,349 1,385 1,455 1,548 1,570 1,170
21 Saudi Arabia 567 646 809 870 1,219 1,197 1,048
22 Austria 1,423 1,411 1,311 1,300 1,393 1,355 967
23 Spain 1,056 909 906 921 922 953 723
24 Norway 780 698 665 647 740 714 576
25 New Zealand 406 386 408 356 341 395 331
26 Russia 469 375 355 327 379 406 301
27 Luxembourg 578 490 568 517 561 478 290
28 Brazil 379 358 362 353 340 363 284
29 Turkey 211 194 216 247 226 260 226
30 Liechtenstein 190 189 207 219 248 251 199
31 Poland 231 243 188 222 223 201 193
32 Czech Republic 133 144 162 182 217 175 142
33 Mexico 268 200 207 184 198 192 137
34 Portugal 93 124 106 131 138 133 125
35 UAE 96 130 126 121 113 135 106
36 Greece 94 98 96 104 109 92 98
37 South Africa 182 172 168 168 143 146 98
38 Thailand 61 81 97 122 179 151 97
39 Malaysia 208 174 137 118 130 102 84
40 Iran 44 88 114 156 113 73 80
41 Hungary 92 103 87 79 89 90 74
42 Chile 73 77 73 93 94 84 68
43 Cyprus 75 97 94 69 77 71 58
44 Argentina 63 69 60 78 60 79 52
45 Slovenia 33 60 39 50 49 62 47
46 Iceland 88 76 65 72 71 70 44
47 Colombia 58 55 36 48 51 61 41
48 Vietnam 12 11 11 20 26 46 35
49 Ukraine 42 34 45 52 51 46 32
50 Qatar 39 34 40 30 48 57 31
51 Estonia 30 34 31 35 45 53 29
52 Lithuania 29 19 26 30 26 25 26
53 Slovakia 28 28 19 19 26 32 22
54 Philippines 43 37 28 28 38 28 22
55 Bulgaria 49 41 22 33 27 22 22
56 Panama 22 15 14 16 10 19 15
57 Croatia 14 13 14 10 15 18 15
58 Romania 31 19 18 10 20 19 13
59 Uruguay 6 9 13 21 15 11 13
60 Pakistan 29 13 31 9 19 17 12
61 Lebanon 13 10 18 19 17 16 12
62 Angola 2 5 9 11 11
63 Kuwait 23 23 23 25 24 17 10
64 Serbia 12 4 16 10 20 15 10
65 Cuba 13 12 4 6 6 8 9
66 Latvia 8 11 4 11 11 15 9
67 Egypt 30 23 15 18 15 29 8
68 Peru 8 13 6 15 7 12 8
69 Belarus 10 12 9 9 8 5 7
70 Costa rica 23 14 4 6 16 8 7
71 North Korea 4 1 1 0 4 2 6
72 Jordan 16 15 18 21 11 3 5
73 Indonesia 19 9 7 13 9 8 5
74 Georgia 6 5 2 5 5 4 4
75 Oman 1 3 2 6 2 3 4
76 Venezuela 0 10 19 3 3 5 4
77 Kazakhstan 6 8 5 4 13 8 3
78 Morocco 4 5 4 6 12 10 3
79 Armenia 8 2 2 1 2 2 2
80 Nigeria 6 3 0 5 5 7 2
81 Tunisia 11 2 5 5 6 4 2
82 Algeria 2 2 0 1 0 4 2
83 Azerbaijan 1 1 2 2 3 5 1
84 Uzbekistan 2 3 3 3 0 4 1
85 Iraq 5 0 1 0 1 4 1
86 Bangladesh 5 2 4 1 2 2 1
87 Jamaica 6 5 8 5 3 6 1
88 Paraguay 2 0 0 0 16 2 1
89 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
90 Syria 2 1 2 1 0 1 0
91 Yemen 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
92 Bahrain 5 5 3 3 5 2 0
93 Bosnia 2 1 0 0 1 2 0