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