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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 [Mar]
World World 382,483 381,792 374,731 376,609 394,879 100,408
1 USA USA 181,069 185,523 182,429 179,027 185,253 46,188
2 Japan Japan 63,536 59,768 59,123 60,089 63,552 15,942
3 South Korea South Korea 26,097 25,824 23,306 22,702 23,593 6,504
4 China China 14,065 16,808 18,569 20,626 24,488 6,459
5 Germany Germany 20,075 18,845 18,429 19,194 19,490 4,920
6 Taiwan Taiwan 15,983 14,052 12,958 12,375 13,664 3,962
7 UK UK 6,463 6,718 6,577 6,570 7,064 1,795
8 France France 8,651 8,165 7,845 7,703 7,344 1,757
9 Canada Canada 6,610 6,682 6,259 6,311 6,641 1,737
10 Switzerland Switzerland 5,142 5,236 5,430 5,308 5,255 1,296
11 Netherlands Netherlands 4,685 4,703 4,703 4,853 4,784 1,265
12 Sweden Sweden 4,257 4,245 3,670 3,740 3,902 999
13 Italy Italy 2,647 2,694 2,738 2,760 2,938 676
14 Singapore Singapore 1,937 1,742 1,852 1,820 1,874 619
15 Australia Australia 1,896 1,876 1,913 1,897 2,077 532
16 Ireland Ireland 904 984 1,061 1,120 1,568 442
17 Finland Finland 2,239 1,873 1,549 1,485 1,547 396
18 Denmark Denmark 1,550 1,528 1,528 1,452 1,679 368
19 Belgium Belgium 1,331 1,349 1,385 1,455 1,548 361
20 Austria Austria 1,423 1,411 1,311 1,300 1,393 357
21 India India 1,712 1,744 1,474 1,473 1,488 341
22 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 567 646 809 870 1,219 241
23 Spain Spain 1,056 909 906 921 922 232
24 Norway Norway 780 698 665 647 740 206
25 Luxembourg Luxembourg 578 490 568 517 561 108
26 New Zealand New Zealand 406 386 408 356 341 100
27 Russia Russia 469 375 355 327 379 85
28 Brazil Brazil 379 358 362 353 340 81
29 Turkey Turkey 211 194 216 247 226 75
30 Mexico Mexico 268 200 207 184 198 58
31 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 190 189 207 219 248 53
32 Poland Poland 231 243 188 222 223 47
33 Czech Republic Czech Republic 133 144 162 182 217 46
34 Thailand Thailand 61 81 97 122 179 45
35 UAE UAE 96 130 126 121 113 41
36 Portugal Portugal 93 124 106 131 138 37
37 Malaysia Malaysia 208 174 137 118 130 35
38 Greece Greece 94 98 96 104 109 26
39 South Africa South Africa 182 172 168 168 143 25
40 Iran Iran 44 88 114 156 113 24
41 Hungary Hungary 92 103 87 79 89 23
42 Argentina Argentina 63 69 60 78 60 22
43 Cyprus Cyprus 75 97 94 69 77 20
44 Chile Chile 73 77 73 93 94 19
45 Iceland Iceland 88 76 65 72 71 14
46 Slovenia Slovenia 33 60 39 50 49 13
47 Slovakia Slovakia 28 28 19 19 26 13
48 Vietnam Vietnam 12 11 11 20 26 10
49 Estonia Estonia 30 34 31 35 45 9
50 Lithuania Lithuania 29 19 26 30 26 9
51 Qatar Qatar 39 34 40 30 48 8
52 Colombia Colombia 58 55 36 48 51 8
53 Philippines Philippines 43 37 28 28 38 7
54 Pakistan Pakistan 29 13 31 9 19 7
55 Ukraine Ukraine 42 34 45 52 51 6
56 Serbia Serbia 12 4 16 10 20 6
57 Bulgaria Bulgaria 49 41 22 33 27 5
58 Jamaica Jamaica 6 5 8 5 3 5
59 Romania Romania 31 19 18 10 20 5
60 Egypt Egypt 30 23 15 18 15 5
61 Croatia Croatia 14 13 14 10 15 5
62 Morocco Morocco 4 5 4 6 12 5
63 Lebanon Lebanon 13 10 18 19 17 5
64 Kuwait Kuwait 23 23 23 25 24 4
65 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 6 8 5 4 13 3
66 Costa rica Costa rica 23 14 4 6 16 3
67 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 1 1 2 2 3 2
68 Panama Panama 22 15 14 16 10 2
69 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2 3 3 3 0 2
70 Venezuela Venezuela 0 10 19 3 3 2
71 Uruguay Uruguay 6 9 13 21 15 2
72 Tunisia Tunisia 11 2 5 5 6 2
73 Angola Angola 2 5 9 2
74 Indonesia Indonesia 19 9 7 13 9 2
75 Peru Peru 8 13 6 15 7 2
76 Latvia Latvia 8 11 4 11 11 2
77 Bosnia Bosnia 2 1 0 0 1 1
78 Syria Syria 2 1 2 1 0 1
79 Cuba Cuba 13 12 4 6 6 1
80 Nigeria Nigeria 6 3 0 5 5 1
81 Georgia Georgia 6 5 2 5 5 1
82 Iraq Iraq 5 0 1 0 1 1
83 Armenia Armenia 8 2 2 1 2 1
84 Bangladesh Bangladesh 5 2 4 1 2 1
85 Jordan Jordan 16 15 18 21 11 1
86 Algeria Algeria 2 2 0 1 0 0
87 North Korea North Korea 4 1 1 0 4 0
88 Oman Oman 1 3 2 6 2 0
89 Yemen Yemen 1 0 0 1 0 0
90 Paraguay Paraguay 2 0 0 0 16 0
91 Afghanistan Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0
92 Belarus Belarus 10 12 9 9 8 0
93 Bahrain Bahrain 5 5 3 3 5 0
Published patent applications in USPTO (Patent)