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Indicator : Published patent applications in USPTO (Patent)
Description : The indicator shows the number of patents applications published (but not yet granted) 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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Published patent applications in USPTO (Patent)

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World World 382,483 381,792 374,731 376,609 394,879
1 USA USA 181,069 185,523 182,429 179,027 185,253
2 Japan Japan 63,536 59,768 59,123 60,089 63,552
3 China China 14,065 16,808 18,569 20,626 24,488
4 South Korea South Korea 26,097 25,824 23,306 22,702 23,593
5 Germany Germany 20,075 18,845 18,429 19,194 19,490
6 Taiwan Taiwan 15,983 14,052 12,958 12,375 13,664
7 France France 8,651 8,165 7,845 7,703 7,344
8 UK UK 6,463 6,718 6,577 6,570 7,064
9 Canada Canada 6,610 6,682 6,259 6,311 6,641
10 Switzerland Switzerland 5,142 5,236 5,430 5,308 5,255
11 Netherlands Netherlands 4,685 4,703 4,703 4,853 4,784
12 Sweden Sweden 4,257 4,245 3,670 3,740 3,902
13 Italy Italy 2,647 2,694 2,738 2,760 2,938
14 Australia Australia 1,896 1,876 1,913 1,897 2,077
15 Singapore Singapore 1,937 1,742 1,852 1,820 1,874
16 Denmark Denmark 1,550 1,528 1,528 1,452 1,679
17 Ireland Ireland 904 984 1,061 1,120 1,568
18 Belgium Belgium 1,331 1,349 1,385 1,455 1,548
19 Finland Finland 2,239 1,873 1,549 1,485 1,547
20 India India 1,712 1,744 1,474 1,473 1,488
21 Austria Austria 1,423 1,411 1,311 1,300 1,393
22 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 567 646 809 870 1,219
23 Spain Spain 1,056 909 906 921 922
24 Norway Norway 780 698 665 647 740
25 Luxembourg Luxembourg 578 490 568 517 561
26 Russia Russia 469 375 355 327 379
27 New Zealand New Zealand 406 386 408 356 341
28 Brazil Brazil 379 358 362 353 340
29 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 190 189 207 219 248
30 Turkey Turkey 211 194 216 247 226
31 Poland Poland 231 243 188 222 223
32 Czech Republic Czech Republic 133 144 162 182 217
33 Mexico Mexico 268 200 207 184 198
34 Thailand Thailand 61 81 97 122 179
35 South Africa South Africa 182 172 168 168 143
36 Portugal Portugal 93 124 106 131 138
37 Malaysia Malaysia 208 174 137 118 130
38 Iran Iran 44 88 114 156 113
39 UAE UAE 96 130 126 121 113
40 Greece Greece 94 98 96 104 109
41 Chile Chile 73 77 73 93 94
42 Hungary Hungary 92 103 87 79 89
43 Cyprus Cyprus 75 97 94 69 77
44 Iceland Iceland 88 76 65 72 71
45 Argentina Argentina 63 69 60 78 60
46 Ukraine Ukraine 42 34 45 52 51
47 Colombia Colombia 58 55 36 48 51
48 Slovenia Slovenia 33 60 39 50 49
49 Qatar Qatar 39 34 40 30 48
50 Estonia Estonia 30 34 31 35 45
51 Philippines Philippines 43 37 28 28 38
52 Bulgaria Bulgaria 49 41 22 33 27
53 Vietnam Vietnam 12 11 11 20 26
54 Lithuania Lithuania 29 19 26 30 26
55 Slovakia Slovakia 28 28 19 19 26
56 Kuwait Kuwait 23 23 23 25 24
57 Romania Romania 31 19 18 10 20
58 Serbia Serbia 12 4 16 10 20
59 Pakistan Pakistan 29 13 31 9 19
60 Lebanon Lebanon 13 10 18 19 17
61 Paraguay Paraguay 2 0 0 0 16
62 Costa rica Costa rica 23 14 4 6 16
63 Egypt Egypt 30 23 15 18 15
64 Uruguay Uruguay 6 9 13 21 15
65 Croatia Croatia 14 13 14 10 15
66 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 6 8 5 4 13
67 Morocco Morocco 4 5 4 6 12
68 Latvia Latvia 8 11 4 11 11
69 Jordan Jordan 16 15 18 21 11
70 Panama Panama 22 15 14 16 10
71 Indonesia Indonesia 19 9 7 13 9
72 Angola Angola 2 5 9
73 Belarus Belarus 10 12 9 9 8
74 Peru Peru 8 13 6 15 7
75 Tunisia Tunisia 11 2 5 5 6
76 Cuba Cuba 13 12 4 6 6
77 Bahrain Bahrain 5 5 3 3 5
78 Nigeria Nigeria 6 3 0 5 5
79 Georgia Georgia 6 5 2 5 5
80 North Korea North Korea 4 1 1 0 4
81 Venezuela Venezuela 0 10 19 3 3
82 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 1 1 2 2 3
83 Jamaica Jamaica 6 5 8 5 3
84 Bangladesh Bangladesh 5 2 4 1 2
85 Armenia Armenia 8 2 2 1 2
86 Oman Oman 1 3 2 6 2
87 Iraq Iraq 5 0 1 0 1
88 Bosnia Bosnia 2 1 0 0 1
89 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2 3 3 3 0
90 Syria Syria 2 1 2 1 0
91 Afghanistan Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0
92 Yemen Yemen 1 0 0 1 0
93 Algeria Algeria 2 2 0 1 0
Published patent applications in USPTO (Patent)