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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 2020 [Sep]
World World 382,483 381,792 374,731 376,609 394,879 305,310
1 USA USA 181,069 185,523 182,429 179,027 185,253 138,953
2 Japan Japan 63,536 59,768 59,123 60,089 63,552 47,671
3 South Korea South Korea 26,097 25,824 23,306 22,702 23,593 20,840
4 China China 14,065 16,808 18,569 20,626 24,488 20,822
5 Germany Germany 20,075 18,845 18,429 19,194 19,490 14,894
6 Taiwan Taiwan 15,983 14,052 12,958 12,375 13,664 11,175
7 France France 8,651 8,165 7,845 7,703 7,344 5,664
8 UK UK 6,463 6,718 6,577 6,570 7,064 5,488
9 Canada Canada 6,610 6,682 6,259 6,311 6,641 5,202
10 Switzerland Switzerland 5,142 5,236 5,430 5,308 5,255 4,018
11 Netherlands Netherlands 4,685 4,703 4,703 4,853 4,784 3,829
12 Sweden Sweden 4,257 4,245 3,670 3,740 3,902 3,159
13 Italy Italy 2,647 2,694 2,738 2,760 2,938 2,127
14 Singapore Singapore 1,937 1,742 1,852 1,820 1,874 1,621
15 Australia Australia 1,896 1,876 1,913 1,897 2,077 1,606
16 Ireland Ireland 904 984 1,061 1,120 1,568 1,334
17 Denmark Denmark 1,550 1,528 1,528 1,452 1,679 1,238
18 Finland Finland 2,239 1,873 1,549 1,485 1,547 1,213
19 Belgium Belgium 1,331 1,349 1,385 1,455 1,548 1,134
20 India India 1,712 1,744 1,474 1,473 1,488 1,128
21 Austria Austria 1,423 1,411 1,311 1,300 1,393 997
22 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 567 646 809 870 1,219 836
23 Spain Spain 1,056 909 906 921 922 716
24 Norway Norway 780 698 665 647 740 530
25 Luxembourg Luxembourg 578 490 568 517 561 326
26 New Zealand New Zealand 406 386 408 356 341 294
27 Russia Russia 469 375 355 327 379 288
28 Brazil Brazil 379 358 362 353 340 257
29 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 190 189 207 219 248 194
30 Turkey Turkey 211 194 216 247 226 187
31 Poland Poland 231 243 188 222 223 155
32 Mexico Mexico 268 200 207 184 198 150
33 Czech Republic Czech Republic 133 144 162 182 217 134
34 Thailand Thailand 61 81 97 122 179 121
35 Portugal Portugal 93 124 106 131 138 109
36 UAE UAE 96 130 126 121 113 108
37 South Africa South Africa 182 172 168 168 143 96
38 Malaysia Malaysia 208 174 137 118 130 78
39 Hungary Hungary 92 103 87 79 89 69
40 Greece Greece 94 98 96 104 109 63
41 Argentina Argentina 63 69 60 78 60 60
42 Chile Chile 73 77 73 93 94 57
43 Cyprus Cyprus 75 97 94 69 77 56
44 Iran Iran 44 88 114 156 113 52
45 Iceland Iceland 88 76 65 72 71 51
46 Slovenia Slovenia 33 60 39 50 49 42
47 Estonia Estonia 30 34 31 35 45 37
48 Colombia Colombia 58 55 36 48 51 36
49 Ukraine Ukraine 42 34 45 52 51 35
50 Qatar Qatar 39 34 40 30 48 34
51 Vietnam Vietnam 12 11 11 20 26 30
52 Slovakia Slovakia 28 28 19 19 26 24
53 Philippines Philippines 43 37 28 28 38 22
54 Egypt Egypt 30 23 15 18 15 21
55 Romania Romania 31 19 18 10 20 16
56 Bulgaria Bulgaria 49 41 22 33 27 15
57 Lithuania Lithuania 29 19 26 30 26 15
58 Serbia Serbia 12 4 16 10 20 14
59 Croatia Croatia 14 13 14 10 15 14
60 Lebanon Lebanon 13 10 18 19 17 13
61 Kuwait Kuwait 23 23 23 25 24 13
62 Panama Panama 22 15 14 16 10 12
63 Pakistan Pakistan 29 13 31 9 19 11
64 Latvia Latvia 8 11 4 11 11 9
65 Uruguay Uruguay 6 9 13 21 15 9
66 Angola Angola 2 5 9 8
67 Peru Peru 8 13 6 15 7 8
68 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 6 8 5 4 13 7
69 Indonesia Indonesia 19 9 7 13 9 7
70 Morocco Morocco 4 5 4 6 12 7
71 Costa rica Costa rica 23 14 4 6 16 7
72 Jamaica Jamaica 6 5 8 5 3 6
73 Nigeria Nigeria 6 3 0 5 5 6
74 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 1 1 2 2 3 5
75 Belarus Belarus 10 12 9 9 8 5
76 Cuba Cuba 13 12 4 6 6 5
77 Venezuela Venezuela 0 10 19 3 3 4
78 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2 3 3 3 0 4
79 Georgia Georgia 6 5 2 5 5 3
80 Algeria Algeria 2 2 0 1 0 3
81 Jordan Jordan 16 15 18 21 11 3
82 Bahrain Bahrain 5 5 3 3 5 2
83 Tunisia Tunisia 11 2 5 5 6 2
84 Bosnia Bosnia 2 1 0 0 1 2
85 Bangladesh Bangladesh 5 2 4 1 2 2
86 Armenia Armenia 8 2 2 1 2 2
87 Oman Oman 1 3 2 6 2 1
88 Iraq Iraq 5 0 1 0 1 1
89 Syria Syria 2 1 2 1 0 1
90 North Korea North Korea 4 1 1 0 4 1
91 Yemen Yemen 1 0 0 1 0 0
92 Paraguay Paraguay 2 0 0 0 16 0
93 Afghanistan Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0
Published patent applications in USPTO (Patent)