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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 2021 2022 [June]
World World 382,483 381,792 374,731 376,609 394,879 413,535 410,297 210,934
1 USA USA 181,069 185,523 182,429 179,027 185,253 188,756 184,765 92,787
2 Japan Japan 63,536 59,768 59,123 60,089 63,552 64,007 59,644 30,549
3 China China 14,065 16,808 18,569 20,626 24,488 28,644 36,089 18,515
4 South Korea South Korea 26,097 25,824 23,306 22,702 23,593 27,943 28,643 17,140
5 Germany Germany 20,075 18,845 18,429 19,194 19,490 20,173 19,541 10,341
6 Taiwan Taiwan 15,983 14,052 12,958 12,375 13,664 14,650 14,438 6,801
7 France France 8,651 8,165 7,845 7,703 7,344 7,747 7,081 4,009
8 UK UK 6,463 6,718 6,577 6,570 7,064 7,393 7,189 3,681
9 Canada Canada 6,610 6,682 6,259 6,311 6,641 7,095 6,871 3,483
10 Switzerland Switzerland 5,142 5,236 5,430 5,308 5,255 5,556 5,642 3,407
11 Sweden Sweden 4,257 4,245 3,670 3,740 3,902 4,364 4,454 2,568
12 Netherlands Netherlands 4,685 4,703 4,703 4,853 4,784 5,088 4,525 2,295
13 Italy Italy 2,647 2,694 2,738 2,760 2,938 2,953 3,039 1,591
14 Singapore Singapore 1,937 1,742 1,852 1,820 1,874 2,325 2,063 1,125
15 Australia Australia 1,896 1,876 1,913 1,897 2,077 2,175 2,154 1,119
16 Denmark Denmark 1,550 1,528 1,528 1,452 1,679 1,731 1,706 1,031
17 Finland Finland 2,239 1,873 1,549 1,485 1,547 1,701 1,838 993
18 India India 1,712 1,744 1,474 1,473 1,488 1,552 1,639 866
19 Ireland Ireland 904 984 1,061 1,120 1,568 1,769 1,685 840
20 Belgium Belgium 1,331 1,349 1,385 1,455 1,548 1,570 1,529 810
21 Austria Austria 1,423 1,411 1,311 1,300 1,393 1,355 1,284 742
22 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 567 646 809 870 1,219 1,197 1,493 665
23 Spain Spain 1,056 909 906 921 922 953 984 545
24 Norway Norway 780 698 665 647 740 714 716 367
25 New Zealand New Zealand 406 386 408 356 341 395 456 258
26 Brazil Brazil 379 358 362 353 340 363 383 241
27 Russia Russia 469 375 355 327 379 406 411 207
28 Luxembourg Luxembourg 578 490 568 517 561 478 381 195
29 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 190 189 207 219 248 251 254 169
30 Turkey Turkey 211 194 216 247 226 260 319 169
31 Poland Poland 231 243 188 222 223 201 253 124
32 Mexico Mexico 268 200 207 184 198 192 192 91
33 Portugal Portugal 93 124 106 131 138 133 174 91
34 Czech Republic Czech Republic 133 144 162 182 217 175 171 81
35 South Africa South Africa 182 172 168 168 143 146 146 76
36 UAE UAE 96 130 126 121 113 135 152 74
37 Malaysia Malaysia 208 174 137 118 130 102 106 72
38 Greece Greece 94 98 96 104 109 92 128 65
39 Chile Chile 73 77 73 93 94 84 89 58
40 Thailand Thailand 61 81 97 122 179 151 141 55
41 Hungary Hungary 92 103 87 79 89 90 109 46
42 Iceland Iceland 88 76 65 72 71 70 54 39
43 Colombia Colombia 58 55 36 48 51 61 57 36
44 Estonia Estonia 30 34 31 35 45 53 43 36
45 Ukraine Ukraine 42 34 45 52 51 46 45 33
46 Argentina Argentina 63 69 60 78 60 79 65 33
47 Cyprus Cyprus 75 97 94 69 77 71 74 32
48 Qatar Qatar 39 34 40 30 48 57 45 30
49 Iran Iran 44 88 114 156 113 73 102 28
50 Vietnam Vietnam 12 11 11 20 26 46 49 28
51 Lithuania Lithuania 29 19 26 30 26 25 42 22
52 Slovenia Slovenia 33 60 39 50 49 62 56 20
53 Romania Romania 31 19 18 10 20 19 21 20
54 Bulgaria Bulgaria 49 41 22 33 27 22 27 17
55 Croatia Croatia 14 13 14 10 15 18 18 16
56 Philippines Philippines 43 37 28 28 38 28 27 14
57 Morocco Morocco 4 5 4 6 12 10 5 14
58 Uruguay Uruguay 6 9 13 21 15 11 16 13
59 Slovakia Slovakia 28 28 19 19 26 32 26 12
60 Kuwait Kuwait 23 23 23 25 24 17 14 12
61 Pakistan Pakistan 29 13 31 9 19 17 25 11
62 Serbia Serbia 12 4 16 10 20 15 11 10
63 Egypt Egypt 30 23 15 18 15 29 10 9
64 Lebanon Lebanon 13 10 18 19 17 16 15 9
65 Costa rica Costa rica 23 14 4 6 16 8 13 8
66 Indonesia Indonesia 19 9 7 13 9 8 7 7
67 Belarus Belarus 10 12 9 9 8 5 9 6
68 Peru Peru 8 13 6 15 7 12 12 6
69 Latvia Latvia 8 11 4 11 11 15 17 6
70 Georgia Georgia 6 5 2 5 5 4 6 5
71 Cuba Cuba 13 12 4 6 6 8 9 5
72 Panama Panama 22 15 14 16 10 19 20 4
73 Tunisia Tunisia 11 2 5 5 6 4 3 3
74 North Korea North Korea 4 1 1 0 4 2 6 3
75 Jordan Jordan 16 15 18 21 11 3 10 2
76 Venezuela Venezuela 0 10 19 3 3 5 6 1
77 Iraq Iraq 5 0 1 0 1 4 1 1
78 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 1 1 2 2 3 5 3 1
79 Nigeria Nigeria 6 3 0 5 5 7 2 1
80 Jamaica Jamaica 6 5 8 5 3 6 4 1
81 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2 3 3 3 0 4 1 0
82 Syria Syria 2 1 2 1 0 1 0 0
83 Afghanistan Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
84 Paraguay Paraguay 2 0 0 0 16 2 1 0
85 Oman Oman 1 3 2 6 2 3 5 0
86 Algeria Algeria 2 2 0 1 0 4 2 0
87 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 6 8 5 4 13 8 4 0
88 Bosnia Bosnia 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0
89 Bahrain Bahrain 5 5 3 3 5 2 2 0
90 Angola Angola 2 5 9 11 0
91 Bangladesh Bangladesh 5 2 4 1 2 2 0 0
92 Armenia Armenia 8 2 2 1 2 2 3 0
93 Yemen Yemen 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Published patent applications in USPTO (Patent)