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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 [June]
World World 382,483 381,792 374,731 376,609 394,879 205,315
1 USA USA 181,069 185,523 182,429 179,027 185,253 93,730
2 Japan Japan 63,536 59,768 59,123 60,089 63,552 31,356
3 South Korea South Korea 26,097 25,824 23,306 22,702 23,593 14,307
4 China China 14,065 16,808 18,569 20,626 24,488 13,624
5 Germany Germany 20,075 18,845 18,429 19,194 19,490 10,048
6 Taiwan Taiwan 15,983 14,052 12,958 12,375 13,664 8,111
7 France France 8,651 8,165 7,845 7,703 7,344 3,806
8 UK UK 6,463 6,718 6,577 6,570 7,064 3,632
9 Canada Canada 6,610 6,682 6,259 6,311 6,641 3,599
10 Switzerland Switzerland 5,142 5,236 5,430 5,308 5,255 2,693
11 Netherlands Netherlands 4,685 4,703 4,703 4,853 4,784 2,639
12 Sweden Sweden 4,257 4,245 3,670 3,740 3,902 2,083
13 Italy Italy 2,647 2,694 2,738 2,760 2,938 1,402
14 Australia Australia 1,896 1,876 1,913 1,897 2,077 1,076
15 Singapore Singapore 1,937 1,742 1,852 1,820 1,874 1,059
16 Ireland Ireland 904 984 1,061 1,120 1,568 916
17 Denmark Denmark 1,550 1,528 1,528 1,452 1,679 846
18 Finland Finland 2,239 1,873 1,549 1,485 1,547 804
19 Belgium Belgium 1,331 1,349 1,385 1,455 1,548 765
20 India India 1,712 1,744 1,474 1,473 1,488 722
21 Austria Austria 1,423 1,411 1,311 1,300 1,393 657
22 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 567 646 809 870 1,219 530
23 Spain Spain 1,056 909 906 921 922 479
24 Norway Norway 780 698 665 647 740 380
25 Luxembourg Luxembourg 578 490 568 517 561 220
26 New Zealand New Zealand 406 386 408 356 341 205
27 Russia Russia 469 375 355 327 379 172
28 Brazil Brazil 379 358 362 353 340 158
29 Turkey Turkey 211 194 216 247 226 134
30 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 190 189 207 219 248 123
31 Poland Poland 231 243 188 222 223 107
32 Mexico Mexico 268 200 207 184 198 105
33 Czech Republic Czech Republic 133 144 162 182 217 85
34 Thailand Thailand 61 81 97 122 179 80
35 Portugal Portugal 93 124 106 131 138 78
36 Malaysia Malaysia 208 174 137 118 130 64
37 UAE UAE 96 130 126 121 113 64
38 South Africa South Africa 182 172 168 168 143 53
39 Hungary Hungary 92 103 87 79 89 47
40 Greece Greece 94 98 96 104 109 44
41 Argentina Argentina 63 69 60 78 60 41
42 Iran Iran 44 88 114 156 113 40
43 Chile Chile 73 77 73 93 94 38
44 Cyprus Cyprus 75 97 94 69 77 38
45 Slovenia Slovenia 33 60 39 50 49 30
46 Iceland Iceland 88 76 65 72 71 30
47 Colombia Colombia 58 55 36 48 51 23
48 Estonia Estonia 30 34 31 35 45 22
49 Vietnam Vietnam 12 11 11 20 26 22
50 Ukraine Ukraine 42 34 45 52 51 21
51 Qatar Qatar 39 34 40 30 48 20
52 Slovakia Slovakia 28 28 19 19 26 20
53 Philippines Philippines 43 37 28 28 38 16
54 Egypt Egypt 30 23 15 18 15 14
55 Lithuania Lithuania 29 19 26 30 26 11
56 Romania Romania 31 19 18 10 20 11
57 Croatia Croatia 14 13 14 10 15 10
58 Bulgaria Bulgaria 49 41 22 33 27 10
59 Pakistan Pakistan 29 13 31 9 19 9
60 Lebanon Lebanon 13 10 18 19 17 9
61 Serbia Serbia 12 4 16 10 20 9
62 Kuwait Kuwait 23 23 23 25 24 8
63 Morocco Morocco 4 5 4 6 12 6
64 Costa rica Costa rica 23 14 4 6 16 6
65 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 6 8 5 4 13 6
66 Panama Panama 22 15 14 16 10 5
67 Peru Peru 8 13 6 15 7 5
68 Jamaica Jamaica 6 5 8 5 3 5
69 Uruguay Uruguay 6 9 13 21 15 4
70 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2 3 3 3 0 4
71 Latvia Latvia 8 11 4 11 11 4
72 Indonesia Indonesia 19 9 7 13 9 4
73 Angola Angola 2 5 9 4
74 Belarus Belarus 10 12 9 9 8 3
75 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 1 1 2 2 3 3
76 Venezuela Venezuela 0 10 19 3 3 2
77 Bahrain Bahrain 5 5 3 3 5 2
78 Nigeria Nigeria 6 3 0 5 5 2
79 Georgia Georgia 6 5 2 5 5 2
80 Cuba Cuba 13 12 4 6 6 2
81 Tunisia Tunisia 11 2 5 5 6 2
82 Bosnia Bosnia 2 1 0 0 1 2
83 North Korea North Korea 4 1 1 0 4 1
84 Oman Oman 1 3 2 6 2 1
85 Bangladesh Bangladesh 5 2 4 1 2 1
86 Armenia Armenia 8 2 2 1 2 1
87 Iraq Iraq 5 0 1 0 1 1
88 Syria Syria 2 1 2 1 0 1
89 Jordan Jordan 16 15 18 21 11 1
90 Yemen Yemen 1 0 0 1 0 0
91 Algeria Algeria 2 2 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)