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