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