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