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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 [Sep]
World World 326,971 334,674 352,587 341,104 392,617 292,310
1 USA USA 164,919 170,006 180,549 172,674 198,766 147,769
2 Japan Japan 55,351 52,961 53,365 50,944 57,465 41,749
3 China China 8,706 10,975 14,038 16,101 22,294 18,873
4 South Korea South Korea 20,703 22,618 23,539 22,764 24,743 18,392
5 Germany Germany 16,618 16,563 17,356 16,273 18,701 13,491
6 Taiwan Taiwan 13,179 12,823 12,603 11,618 12,412 9,248
7 France France 7,100 6,711 6,919 6,486 7,142 5,226
8 UK UK 4,777 4,892 5,478 5,468 6,484 4,628
9 Canada Canada 5,528 5,072 5,417 5,064 6,002 4,286
10 Switzerland Switzerland 4,598 4,613 4,974 4,585 5,266 3,763
11 Netherlands Netherlands 4,065 4,233 4,387 4,402 4,917 3,629
12 Sweden Sweden 3,438 3,560 3,722 3,596 3,993 2,859
13 Italy Italy 2,243 2,364 2,466 2,623 2,865 2,129
14 Singapore Singapore 1,662 1,865 1,905 1,791 2,029 1,413
15 Australia Australia 1,534 1,405 1,536 1,549 1,764 1,386
16 Ireland Ireland 764 833 831 1,083 1,572 1,209
17 Finland Finland 1,662 1,826 1,927 1,522 1,664 1,169
18 Denmark Denmark 1,175 1,197 1,236 1,244 1,433 1,043
19 Belgium Belgium 982 1,039 1,148 1,144 1,294 926
20 Austria Austria 965 1,104 1,266 1,164 1,294 888
21 India India 897 909 1,045 1,036 1,218 872
22 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 409 517 664 778 1,046 784
23 Spain Spain 668 607 669 625 729 553
24 Norway Norway 542 527 549 566 615 489
25 Luxembourg Luxembourg 641 548 504 440 525 337
26 New Zealand New Zealand 280 274 299 319 375 291
27 Brazil Brazil 278 258 269 244 269 207
28 Russia Russia 257 240 262 223 235 188
29 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 154 149 148 163 221 164
30 Czech Republic Czech Republic 61 87 101 149 193 142
31 Turkey Turkey 105 111 171 160 202 128
32 Poland Poland 142 149 154 173 179 115
33 Thailand Thailand 57 52 73 74 115 109
34 South Africa South Africa 145 147 136 129 149 105
35 Mexico Mexico 138 157 208 160 182 103
36 UAE UAE 52 65 93 85 116 98
37 Iran Iran 31 29 40 54 87 90
38 Cyprus Cyprus 68 87 130 118 118 88
39 Portugal Portugal 46 78 93 79 103 70
40 Hungary Hungary 68 58 82 66 79 67
41 Malaysia Malaysia 93 106 99 102 77 67
42 Iceland Iceland 66 62 71 55 63 60
43 Greece Greece 49 48 74 64 83 56
44 Slovenia Slovenia 39 46 49 52 54 44
45 Chile Chile 61 48 47 38 55 43
46 Ukraine Ukraine 13 17 27 32 38 42
47 Colombia Colombia 30 35 24 36 33 36
48 Argentina Argentina 43 41 39 37 59 33
49 Kuwait Kuwait 64 48 45 33 45 22
50 Slovakia Slovakia 19 10 17 18 18 21
51 Qatar Qatar 8 13 22 29 31 20
52 Lithuania Lithuania 11 21 18 15 17 20
53 Vietnam Vietnam 7 13 10 15 15 17
54 Estonia Estonia 25 23 22 34 41 16
55 Philippines Philippines 23 16 23 23 18 13
56 Latvia Latvia 5 8 8 9 11 12
57 Costa rica Costa rica 10 20 10 6 9 11
58 Egypt Egypt 13 13 11 16 10 11
59 Pakistan Pakistan 13 15 12 11 17 10
60 Romania Romania 12 9 8 7 5 10
61 Peru Peru 6 4 11 6 10 10
62 Indonesia Indonesia 7 10 5 3 6 9
63 Croatia Croatia 8 7 13 12 15 8
64 Bulgaria Bulgaria 43 22 17 16 19 8
65 Serbia Serbia 2 2 4 5 11 7
66 Uruguay Uruguay 4 10 6 8 13 7
67 Lebanon Lebanon 7 11 10 7 11 6
68 Panama Panama 9 8 13 8 7 6
69 Jamaica Jamaica 4 4 8 2 6 6
70 Angola Angola 3 1 6 5
71 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 5 3 6 3 5 4
72 Georgia Georgia 3 1 3 4 3 4
73 Belarus Belarus 3 3 5 9 6 3
74 North Korea North Korea 8 11 4 5 7 3
75 Armenia Armenia 1 2 0 4 1 3
76 Bahrain Bahrain 0 0 3 3 2 3
77 Cuba Cuba 12 10 11 7 3 3
78 Venezuela Venezuela 25 7 4 4 3 2
79 Paraguay Paraguay 1 0 0 3 0 2
80 Jordan Jordan 15 9 11 11 13 2
81 Morocco Morocco 5 0 2 8 1 1
82 Nigeria Nigeria 0 1 3 0 0 1
83 Iraq Iraq 1 0 1 0 0 1
84 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 2 1 2 1 1 1
85 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 1 1 1 3 3 1
86 Oman Oman 4 0 5 5 3 1
87 Bangladesh Bangladesh 0 1 5 3 3 0
88 Yemen Yemen 0 1 1 0 0 0
89 Tunisia Tunisia 2 2 3 0 2 0
90 Syria Syria 2 0 2 1 1 0
91 Bosnia Bosnia 0 1 1 1 0 0
92 Algeria Algeria 1 1 1 2 0 0
Total patents in USPTO (Patent)