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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 [Mar]
World World 382,483 381,792 374,731 376,609 394,879 413,535 92,879
1 USA USA 181,069 185,523 182,429 179,027 185,253 188,756 41,822
2 Japan Japan 63,536 59,768 59,123 60,089 63,552 64,007 14,528
3 China China 14,065 16,808 18,569 20,626 24,488 28,644 7,321
4 South Korea South Korea 26,097 25,824 23,306 22,702 23,593 27,943 6,514
5 Germany Germany 20,075 18,845 18,429 19,194 19,490 20,173 4,308
6 Taiwan Taiwan 15,983 14,052 12,958 12,375 13,664 14,650 3,374
7 UK UK 6,463 6,718 6,577 6,570 7,064 7,393 1,622
8 France France 8,651 8,165 7,845 7,703 7,344 7,747 1,587
9 Canada Canada 6,610 6,682 6,259 6,311 6,641 7,095 1,552
10 Switzerland Switzerland 5,142 5,236 5,430 5,308 5,255 5,556 1,263
11 Netherlands Netherlands 4,685 4,703 4,703 4,853 4,784 5,088 965
12 Sweden Sweden 4,257 4,245 3,670 3,740 3,902 4,364 957
13 Italy Italy 2,647 2,694 2,738 2,760 2,938 2,953 667
14 Australia Australia 1,896 1,876 1,913 1,897 2,077 2,175 496
15 Singapore Singapore 1,937 1,742 1,852 1,820 1,874 2,325 496
16 Ireland Ireland 904 984 1,061 1,120 1,568 1,769 390
17 Finland Finland 2,239 1,873 1,549 1,485 1,547 1,701 390
18 India India 1,712 1,744 1,474 1,473 1,488 1,552 364
19 Denmark Denmark 1,550 1,528 1,528 1,452 1,679 1,731 355
20 Belgium Belgium 1,331 1,349 1,385 1,455 1,548 1,570 349
21 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 567 646 809 870 1,219 1,197 300
22 Austria Austria 1,423 1,411 1,311 1,300 1,393 1,355 266
23 Spain Spain 1,056 909 906 921 922 953 199
24 Norway Norway 780 698 665 647 740 714 162
25 Russia Russia 469 375 355 327 379 406 107
26 New Zealand New Zealand 406 386 408 356 341 395 101
27 Brazil Brazil 379 358 362 353 340 363 81
28 Luxembourg Luxembourg 578 490 568 517 561 478 81
29 Poland Poland 231 243 188 222 223 201 55
30 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 190 189 207 219 248 251 54
31 Turkey Turkey 211 194 216 247 226 260 49
32 Czech Republic Czech Republic 133 144 162 182 217 175 43
33 Mexico Mexico 268 200 207 184 198 192 38
34 Portugal Portugal 93 124 106 131 138 133 34
35 Thailand Thailand 61 81 97 122 179 151 30
36 South Africa South Africa 182 172 168 168 143 146 30
37 UAE UAE 96 130 126 121 113 135 25
38 Malaysia Malaysia 208 174 137 118 130 102 24
39 Hungary Hungary 92 103 87 79 89 90 24
40 Iran Iran 44 88 114 156 113 73 21
41 Chile Chile 73 77 73 93 94 84 19
42 Greece Greece 94 98 96 104 109 92 18
43 Cyprus Cyprus 75 97 94 69 77 71 18
44 Iceland Iceland 88 76 65 72 71 70 17
45 Argentina Argentina 63 69 60 78 60 79 17
46 Slovenia Slovenia 33 60 39 50 49 62 16
47 Qatar Qatar 39 34 40 30 48 57 10
48 Panama Panama 22 15 14 16 10 19 10
49 Ukraine Ukraine 42 34 45 52 51 46 9
50 Vietnam Vietnam 12 11 11 20 26 46 8
51 Estonia Estonia 30 34 31 35 45 53 8
52 Colombia Colombia 58 55 36 48 51 61 8
53 Lebanon Lebanon 13 10 18 19 17 16 7
54 Lithuania Lithuania 29 19 26 30 26 25 6
55 Philippines Philippines 43 37 28 28 38 28 5
56 Bulgaria Bulgaria 49 41 22 33 27 22 5
57 Slovakia Slovakia 28 28 19 19 26 32 5
58 Peru Peru 8 13 6 15 7 12 5
59 Jordan Jordan 16 15 18 21 11 3 4
60 Uruguay Uruguay 6 9 13 21 15 11 4
61 Serbia Serbia 12 4 16 10 20 15 3
62 Croatia Croatia 14 13 14 10 15 18 3
63 Indonesia Indonesia 19 9 7 13 9 8 3
64 Romania Romania 31 19 18 10 20 19 3
65 Venezuela Venezuela 0 10 19 3 3 5 3
66 Pakistan Pakistan 29 13 31 9 19 17 3
67 Latvia Latvia 8 11 4 11 11 15 3
68 North Korea North Korea 4 1 1 0 4 2 2
69 Costa rica Costa rica 23 14 4 6 16 8 2
70 Cuba Cuba 13 12 4 6 6 8 2
71 Georgia Georgia 6 5 2 5 5 4 2
72 Egypt Egypt 30 23 15 18 15 29 2
73 Kuwait Kuwait 23 23 23 25 24 17 1
74 Paraguay Paraguay 2 0 0 0 16 2 1
75 Armenia Armenia 8 2 2 1 2 2 1
76 Bangladesh Bangladesh 5 2 4 1 2 2 1
77 Oman Oman 1 3 2 6 2 3 1
78 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 1 1 2 2 3 5 1
79 Iraq Iraq 5 0 1 0 1 4 0
80 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2 3 3 3 0 4 0
81 Tunisia Tunisia 11 2 5 5 6 4 0
82 Syria Syria 2 1 2 1 0 1 0
83 Afghanistan Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
84 Nigeria Nigeria 6 3 0 5 5 7 0
85 Morocco Morocco 4 5 4 6 12 10 0
86 Algeria Algeria 2 2 0 1 0 4 0
87 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 6 8 5 4 13 8 0
88 Jamaica Jamaica 6 5 8 5 3 6 0
89 Yemen Yemen 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
90 Belarus Belarus 10 12 9 9 8 5 0
91 Angola Angola 2 5 9 11 0
92 Bosnia Bosnia 2 1 0 0 1 2 0
93 Bahrain Bahrain 5 5 3 3 5 2 0
Published patent applications in USPTO (Patent)