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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 2021 [Mar]
World World 326,971 334,674 352,587 341,104 392,617 390,576 93,363
1 USA USA 164,919 170,006 180,549 172,674 198,766 196,443 46,657
2 Japan Japan 55,351 52,961 53,365 50,944 57,465 55,205 12,360
3 China China 8,706 10,975 14,038 16,101 22,294 25,737 6,666
4 South Korea South Korea 20,703 22,618 23,539 22,764 24,743 24,587 5,699
5 Germany Germany 16,618 16,563 17,356 16,273 18,701 17,907 3,980
6 Taiwan Taiwan 13,179 12,823 12,603 11,618 12,412 12,805 2,724
7 UK UK 4,777 4,892 5,478 5,468 6,484 6,217 1,533
8 France France 7,100 6,711 6,919 6,486 7,142 6,844 1,492
9 Canada Canada 5,528 5,072 5,417 5,064 6,002 5,779 1,398
10 Switzerland Switzerland 4,598 4,613 4,974 4,585 5,266 4,983 1,177
11 Netherlands Netherlands 4,065 4,233 4,387 4,402 4,917 4,799 1,101
12 Sweden Sweden 3,438 3,560 3,722 3,596 3,993 3,774 925
13 Italy Italy 2,243 2,364 2,466 2,623 2,865 2,863 683
14 Singapore Singapore 1,662 1,865 1,905 1,791 2,029 1,977 479
15 Australia Australia 1,534 1,405 1,536 1,549 1,764 1,903 472
16 Denmark Denmark 1,175 1,197 1,236 1,244 1,433 1,397 387
17 Ireland Ireland 764 833 831 1,083 1,572 1,578 379
18 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 409 517 664 778 1,046 1,086 353
19 Finland Finland 1,662 1,826 1,927 1,522 1,664 1,557 332
20 Austria Austria 965 1,104 1,266 1,164 1,294 1,181 302
21 Belgium Belgium 982 1,039 1,148 1,144 1,294 1,254 283
22 India India 897 909 1,045 1,036 1,218 1,179 275
23 Spain Spain 668 607 669 625 729 733 165
24 Norway Norway 542 527 549 566 615 651 143
25 Luxembourg Luxembourg 641 548 504 440 525 437 97
26 New Zealand New Zealand 280 274 299 319 375 409 93
27 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 154 149 148 163 221 215 55
28 Brazil Brazil 278 258 269 244 269 265 51
29 Russia Russia 257 240 262 223 235 261 49
30 Turkey Turkey 105 111 171 160 202 175 38
31 Mexico Mexico 138 157 208 160 182 147 36
32 Czech Republic Czech Republic 61 87 101 149 193 190 35
33 South Africa South Africa 145 147 136 129 149 131 34
34 Cyprus Cyprus 68 87 130 118 118 114 31
35 Poland Poland 142 149 154 173 179 164 31
36 Thailand Thailand 57 52 73 74 115 150 29
37 UAE UAE 52 65 93 85 116 129 25
38 Portugal Portugal 46 78 93 79 103 94 24
39 Greece Greece 49 48 74 64 83 71 22
40 Iceland Iceland 66 62 71 55 63 73 21
41 Iran Iran 31 29 40 54 87 120 20
42 Chile Chile 61 48 47 38 55 54 18
43 Hungary Hungary 68 58 82 66 79 80 15
44 Slovenia Slovenia 39 46 49 52 54 56 14
45 Colombia Colombia 30 35 24 36 33 46 14
46 Ukraine Ukraine 13 17 27 32 38 53 11
47 Malaysia Malaysia 93 106 99 102 77 91 10
48 Vietnam Vietnam 7 13 10 15 15 27 9
49 Qatar Qatar 8 13 22 29 31 29 8
50 Estonia Estonia 25 23 22 34 41 27 7
51 Argentina Argentina 43 41 39 37 59 47 7
52 Angola Angola 3 1 6 6 7
53 Lithuania Lithuania 11 21 18 15 17 26 6
54 Morocco Morocco 5 0 2 8 1 1 6
55 Panama Panama 9 8 13 8 7 8 6
56 Serbia Serbia 2 2 4 5 11 9 6
57 Philippines Philippines 23 16 23 23 18 18 6
58 Costa rica Costa rica 10 20 10 6 9 16 4
59 Slovakia Slovakia 19 10 17 18 18 30 4
60 Pakistan Pakistan 13 15 12 11 17 13 4
61 Romania Romania 12 9 8 7 5 12 4
62 Jordan Jordan 15 9 11 11 13 2 3
63 Kuwait Kuwait 64 48 45 33 45 27 3
64 Latvia Latvia 5 8 8 9 11 14 3
65 Egypt Egypt 13 13 11 16 10 14 3
66 Bulgaria Bulgaria 43 22 17 16 19 10 3
67 Uruguay Uruguay 4 10 6 8 13 11 3
68 Armenia Armenia 1 2 0 4 1 3 2
69 Croatia Croatia 8 7 13 12 15 11 2
70 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 1 1 1 3 3 1 2
71 Nigeria Nigeria 0 1 3 0 0 2 2
72 Lebanon Lebanon 7 11 10 7 11 12 1
73 Venezuela Venezuela 25 7 4 4 3 2 1
74 Peru Peru 6 4 11 6 10 12 1
75 Indonesia Indonesia 7 10 5 3 6 10 1
76 North Korea North Korea 8 11 4 5 7 4 1
77 Georgia Georgia 3 1 3 4 3 4 1
78 Bahrain Bahrain 0 0 3 3 2 4 1
79 Syria Syria 2 0 2 1 1 1 1
80 Algeria Algeria 1 1 1 2 0 0 0
81 Oman Oman 4 0 5 5 3 3 0
82 Paraguay Paraguay 1 0 0 3 0 3 0
83 Bangladesh Bangladesh 0 1 5 3 3 0 0
84 Tunisia Tunisia 2 2 3 0 2 0 0
85 Bosnia Bosnia 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
86 Cuba Cuba 12 10 11 7 3 4 0
87 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 5 3 6 3 5 6 0
88 Jamaica Jamaica 4 4 8 2 6 7 0
89 Iraq Iraq 1 0 1 0 0 1 0
90 Yemen Yemen 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
91 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 2 1 2 1 1 1 0
92 Belarus Belarus 3 3 5 9 6 5 0
Total patents in USPTO (Patent)