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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.
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Total patents in USPTO (Patent)

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 [Mar]
World World 326,971 334,674 352,587 341,104 392,617 93,569
1 USA USA 164,919 170,006 180,549 172,674 198,766 48,229
2 Japan Japan 55,351 52,961 53,365 50,944 57,465 13,521
3 South Korea South Korea 20,703 22,618 23,539 22,764 24,743 5,849
4 China China 8,706 10,975 14,038 16,101 22,294 5,355
5 Germany Germany 16,618 16,563 17,356 16,273 18,701 4,240
6 Taiwan Taiwan 13,179 12,823 12,603 11,618 12,412 2,574
7 France France 7,100 6,711 6,919 6,486 7,142 1,720
8 UK UK 4,777 4,892 5,478 5,468 6,484 1,516
9 Canada Canada 5,528 5,072 5,417 5,064 6,002 1,399
10 Switzerland Switzerland 4,598 4,613 4,974 4,585 5,266 1,221
11 Netherlands Netherlands 4,065 4,233 4,387 4,402 4,917 1,203
12 Sweden Sweden 3,438 3,560 3,722 3,596 3,993 915
13 Italy Italy 2,243 2,364 2,466 2,623 2,865 649
14 Australia Australia 1,534 1,405 1,536 1,549 1,764 482
15 Singapore Singapore 1,662 1,865 1,905 1,791 2,029 409
16 Ireland Ireland 764 833 831 1,083 1,572 393
17 Finland Finland 1,662 1,826 1,927 1,522 1,664 388
18 Denmark Denmark 1,175 1,197 1,236 1,244 1,433 354
19 Belgium Belgium 982 1,039 1,148 1,144 1,294 319
20 India India 897 909 1,045 1,036 1,218 311
21 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 409 517 664 778 1,046 278
22 Austria Austria 965 1,104 1,266 1,164 1,294 265
23 Spain Spain 668 607 669 625 729 182
24 Norway Norway 542 527 549 566 615 153
25 New Zealand New Zealand 280 274 299 319 375 102
26 Luxembourg Luxembourg 641 548 504 440 525 99
27 Brazil Brazil 278 258 269 244 269 68
28 Turkey Turkey 105 111 171 160 202 56
29 Russia Russia 257 240 262 223 235 56
30 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 154 149 148 163 221 53
31 Czech Republic Czech Republic 61 87 101 149 193 46
32 Mexico Mexico 138 157 208 160 182 35
33 Poland Poland 142 149 154 173 179 35
34 Thailand Thailand 57 52 73 74 115 30
35 South Africa South Africa 145 147 136 129 149 30
36 UAE UAE 52 65 93 85 116 29
37 Iran Iran 31 29 40 54 87 28
38 Malaysia Malaysia 93 106 99 102 77 23
39 Cyprus Cyprus 68 87 130 118 118 20
40 Greece Greece 49 48 74 64 83 19
41 Iceland Iceland 66 62 71 55 63 18
42 Hungary Hungary 68 58 82 66 79 18
43 Portugal Portugal 46 78 93 79 103 17
44 Slovenia Slovenia 39 46 49 52 54 16
45 Chile Chile 61 48 47 38 55 15
46 Kuwait Kuwait 64 48 45 33 45 11
47 Colombia Colombia 30 35 24 36 33 10
48 Lithuania Lithuania 11 21 18 15 17 9
49 Argentina Argentina 43 41 39 37 59 8
50 Ukraine Ukraine 13 17 27 32 38 7
51 Philippines Philippines 23 16 23 23 18 6
52 Qatar Qatar 8 13 22 29 31 6
53 Latvia Latvia 5 8 8 9 11 5
54 Egypt Egypt 13 13 11 16 10 5
55 Bulgaria Bulgaria 43 22 17 16 19 4
56 Slovakia Slovakia 19 10 17 18 18 4
57 Estonia Estonia 25 23 22 34 41 4
58 Croatia Croatia 8 7 13 12 15 4
59 Romania Romania 12 9 8 7 5 4
60 Pakistan Pakistan 13 15 12 11 17 3
61 Costa rica Costa rica 10 20 10 6 9 2
62 Vietnam Vietnam 7 13 10 15 15 2
63 Paraguay Paraguay 1 0 0 3 0 2
64 Uruguay Uruguay 4 10 6 8 13 2
65 Jamaica Jamaica 4 4 8 2 6 2
66 Peru Peru 6 4 11 6 10 1
67 Panama Panama 9 8 13 8 7 1
68 Serbia Serbia 2 2 4 5 11 1
69 Belarus Belarus 3 3 5 9 6 1
70 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 5 3 6 3 5 1
71 Indonesia Indonesia 7 10 5 3 6 1
72 Jordan Jordan 15 9 11 11 13 1
73 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 1 1 1 3 3 1
74 Bahrain Bahrain 0 0 3 3 2 1
75 Armenia Armenia 1 2 0 4 1 1
76 Georgia Georgia 3 1 3 4 3 1
77 Cuba Cuba 12 10 11 7 3 0
78 Morocco Morocco 5 0 2 8 1 0
79 Venezuela Venezuela 25 7 4 4 3 0
80 Tunisia Tunisia 2 2 3 0 2 0
81 Syria Syria 2 0 2 1 1 0
82 Oman Oman 4 0 5 5 3 0
83 North Korea North Korea 8 11 4 5 7 0
84 Nigeria Nigeria 0 1 3 0 0 0
85 Iraq Iraq 1 0 1 0 0 0
86 Algeria Algeria 1 1 1 2 0 0
87 Lebanon Lebanon 7 11 10 7 11 0
88 Yemen Yemen 0 1 1 0 0 0
89 Bangladesh Bangladesh 0 1 5 3 3 0
90 Angola Angola 3 1 6 0
91 Bosnia Bosnia 0 1 1 1 0 0
92 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 2 1 2 1 1 0
Total patents in USPTO (Patent)