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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 2022 [Mar]
World 382,483 381,792 374,731 376,609 394,879 413,535 410,297 104,410
1 USA 181,069 185,523 182,429 179,027 185,253 188,756 184,765 46,455
2 Japan 63,536 59,768 59,123 60,089 63,552 64,007 59,644 14,964
3 China 14,065 16,808 18,569 20,626 24,488 28,644 36,089 9,172
4 South Korea 26,097 25,824 23,306 22,702 23,593 27,943 28,643 7,857
5 Germany 20,075 18,845 18,429 19,194 19,490 20,173 19,541 5,140
6 Taiwan 15,983 14,052 12,958 12,375 13,664 14,650 14,438 3,245
7 France 8,651 8,165 7,845 7,703 7,344 7,747 7,081 2,134
8 UK 6,463 6,718 6,577 6,570 7,064 7,393 7,189 1,782
9 Canada 6,610 6,682 6,259 6,311 6,641 7,095 6,871 1,720
10 Switzerland 5,142 5,236 5,430 5,308 5,255 5,556 5,642 1,650
11 Sweden 4,257 4,245 3,670 3,740 3,902 4,364 4,454 1,228
12 Netherlands 4,685 4,703 4,703 4,853 4,784 5,088 4,525 1,132
13 Italy 2,647 2,694 2,738 2,760 2,938 2,953 3,039 777
14 Australia 1,896 1,876 1,913 1,897 2,077 2,175 2,154 588
15 Denmark 1,550 1,528 1,528 1,452 1,679 1,731 1,706 541
16 Singapore 1,937 1,742 1,852 1,820 1,874 2,325 2,063 496
17 Finland 2,239 1,873 1,549 1,485 1,547 1,701 1,838 486
18 India 1,712 1,744 1,474 1,473 1,488 1,552 1,639 433
19 Ireland 904 984 1,061 1,120 1,568 1,769 1,685 431
20 Saudi Arabia 567 646 809 870 1,219 1,197 1,493 392
21 Austria 1,423 1,411 1,311 1,300 1,393 1,355 1,284 378
22 Belgium 1,331 1,349 1,385 1,455 1,548 1,570 1,529 372
23 Spain 1,056 909 906 921 922 953 984 272
24 Norway 780 698 665 647 740 714 716 183
25 New Zealand 406 386 408 356 341 395 456 140
26 Luxembourg 578 490 568 517 561 478 381 119
27 Brazil 379 358 362 353 340 363 383 108
28 Russia 469 375 355 327 379 406 411 99
29 Liechtenstein 190 189 207 219 248 251 254 98
30 Turkey 211 194 216 247 226 260 319 92
31 Poland 231 243 188 222 223 201 253 57
32 Mexico 268 200 207 184 198 192 192 53
33 Portugal 93 124 106 131 138 133 174 41
34 Malaysia 208 174 137 118 130 102 106 41
35 Czech Republic 133 144 162 182 217 175 171 40
36 South Africa 182 172 168 168 143 146 146 39
37 UAE 96 130 126 121 113 135 152 33
38 Chile 73 77 73 93 94 84 89 32
39 Greece 94 98 96 104 109 92 128 30
40 Hungary 92 103 87 79 89 90 109 27
41 Thailand 61 81 97 122 179 151 141 27
42 Ukraine 42 34 45 52 51 46 45 22
43 Iran 44 88 114 156 113 73 102 19
44 Argentina 63 69 60 78 60 79 65 18
45 Estonia 30 34 31 35 45 53 43 17
46 Colombia 58 55 36 48 51 61 57 17
47 Romania 31 19 18 10 20 19 21 16
48 Cyprus 75 97 94 69 77 71 74 15
49 Iceland 88 76 65 72 71 70 54 13
50 Lithuania 29 19 26 30 26 25 42 13
51 Vietnam 12 11 11 20 26 46 49 12
52 Qatar 39 34 40 30 48 57 45 12
53 Morocco 4 5 4 6 12 10 5 11
54 Philippines 43 37 28 28 38 28 27 9
55 Kuwait 23 23 23 25 24 17 14 8
56 Slovenia 33 60 39 50 49 62 56 8
57 Bulgaria 49 41 22 33 27 22 27 8
58 Nigeria 6 3 0 5 5 7 2 7
59 Slovakia 28 28 19 19 26 32 26 6
60 Croatia 14 13 14 10 15 18 18 5
61 Lebanon 13 10 18 19 17 16 15 5
62 Peru 8 13 6 15 7 12 12 5
63 Serbia 12 4 16 10 20 15 11 5
64 Indonesia 19 9 7 13 9 8 7 5
65 Costa rica 23 14 4 6 16 8 13 4
66 Egypt 30 23 15 18 15 29 10 4
67 Belarus 10 12 9 9 8 5 9 4
68 Georgia 6 5 2 5 5 4 6 4
69 Panama 22 15 14 16 10 19 20 3
70 Latvia 8 11 4 11 11 15 17 3
71 Cuba 13 12 4 6 6 8 9 2
72 Pakistan 29 13 31 9 19 17 25 2
73 North Korea 4 1 1 0 4 2 6 2
74 Tunisia 11 2 5 5 6 4 3 2
75 Jordan 16 15 18 21 11 3 10 1
76 Azerbaijan 1 1 2 2 3 5 3 1
77 Venezuela 0 10 19 3 3 5 6 1
78 Syria 2 1 2 1 0 1 0 0
79 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
80 Iraq 5 0 1 0 1 4 1 0
81 Uzbekistan 2 3 3 3 0 4 1 0
82 Uruguay 6 9 13 21 15 11 16 0
83 Bosnia 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0
84 Angola 2 5 9 11 0
85 Paraguay 2 0 0 0 16 2 1 0
86 Oman 1 3 2 6 2 3 5 0
87 Bangladesh 5 2 4 1 2 2 0 0
88 Algeria 2 2 0 1 0 4 2 0
89 Kazakhstan 6 8 5 4 13 8 4 0
90 Jamaica 6 5 8 5 3 6 4 0
91 Armenia 8 2 2 1 2 2 3 0
92 Bahrain 5 5 3 3 5 2 2 0
93 Yemen 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0