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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 [Sep]
World World 382,483 381,792 374,731 376,609 297,731
1 USA USA 181,069 185,523 182,429 179,027 138,891
2 Japan Japan 63,536 59,768 59,123 60,089 48,769
3 China China 14,065 16,808 18,569 20,626 18,215
4 South Korea South Korea 26,097 25,824 23,306 22,702 17,885
5 Germany Germany 20,075 18,845 18,429 19,194 14,712
6 Taiwan Taiwan 15,983 14,052 12,958 12,375 10,593
7 France France 8,651 8,165 7,845 7,703 5,483
8 UK UK 6,463 6,718 6,577 6,570 5,306
9 Canada Canada 6,610 6,682 6,259 6,311 4,975
10 Switzerland Switzerland 5,142 5,236 5,430 5,308 3,902
11 Netherlands Netherlands 4,685 4,703 4,703 4,853 3,553
12 Sweden Sweden 4,257 4,245 3,670 3,740 2,834
13 Italy Italy 2,647 2,694 2,738 2,760 2,216
14 Australia Australia 1,896 1,876 1,913 1,897 1,562
15 Singapore Singapore 1,937 1,742 1,852 1,820 1,385
16 Denmark Denmark 1,550 1,528 1,528 1,452 1,249
17 Finland Finland 2,239 1,873 1,549 1,485 1,163
18 Ireland Ireland 904 984 1,061 1,120 1,144
19 Belgium Belgium 1,331 1,349 1,385 1,455 1,126
20 India India 1,712 1,744 1,474 1,473 1,119
21 Austria Austria 1,423 1,411 1,311 1,300 1,067
22 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 567 646 809 870 923
23 Spain Spain 1,056 909 906 921 717
24 Norway Norway 780 698 665 647 592
25 Luxembourg Luxembourg 578 490 568 517 432
26 Russia Russia 469 375 355 327 290
27 New Zealand New Zealand 406 386 408 356 261
28 Brazil Brazil 379 358 362 353 261
29 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 190 189 207 219 182
30 Poland Poland 231 243 188 222 168
31 Czech Republic Czech Republic 133 144 162 182 157
32 Mexico Mexico 268 200 207 184 157
33 Turkey Turkey 211 194 216 247 150
34 Thailand Thailand 61 81 97 122 125
35 South Africa South Africa 182 172 168 168 107
36 Portugal Portugal 93 124 106 131 105
37 Iran Iran 44 88 114 156 93
38 Malaysia Malaysia 208 174 137 118 89
39 Greece Greece 94 98 96 104 88
40 UAE UAE 96 130 126 121 86
41 Hungary Hungary 92 103 87 79 72
42 Chile Chile 73 77 73 93 71
43 Iceland Iceland 88 76 65 72 60
44 Cyprus Cyprus 75 97 94 69 57
45 Argentina Argentina 63 69 60 78 45
46 Ukraine Ukraine 42 34 45 52 42
47 Colombia Colombia 58 55 36 48 41
48 Qatar Qatar 39 34 40 30 37
49 Slovenia Slovenia 33 60 39 50 35
50 Estonia Estonia 30 34 31 35 31
51 Philippines Philippines 43 37 28 28 29
52 Slovakia Slovakia 28 28 19 19 24
53 Kuwait Kuwait 23 23 23 25 22
54 Bulgaria Bulgaria 49 41 22 33 20
55 Vietnam Vietnam 12 11 11 20 19
56 Lithuania Lithuania 29 19 26 30 19
57 Costa rica Costa rica 23 14 4 6 15
58 Croatia Croatia 14 13 14 10 14
59 Romania Romania 31 19 18 10 13
60 Egypt Egypt 30 23 15 18 13
61 Lebanon Lebanon 13 10 18 19 13
62 Serbia Serbia 12 4 16 10 12
63 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 6 8 5 4 11
64 Pakistan Pakistan 29 13 31 9 11
65 Uruguay Uruguay 6 9 13 21 10
66 Jordan Jordan 16 15 18 21 9
67 Latvia Latvia 8 11 4 11 8
68 Morocco Morocco 4 5 4 6 7
69 Panama Panama 22 15 14 16 7
70 Angola Angola 2 5 6
71 Indonesia Indonesia 19 9 7 13 5
72 Peru Peru 8 13 6 15 5
73 Belarus Belarus 10 12 9 9 5
74 Nigeria Nigeria 6 3 0 5 5
75 Cuba Cuba 13 12 4 6 5
76 North Korea North Korea 4 1 1 0 4
77 Georgia Georgia 6 5 2 5 4
78 Venezuela Venezuela 0 10 19 3 3
79 Bahrain Bahrain 5 5 3 3 3
80 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 1 1 2 2 3
81 Jamaica Jamaica 6 5 8 5 2
82 Tunisia Tunisia 11 2 5 5 2
83 Oman Oman 1 3 2 6 2
84 Armenia Armenia 8 2 2 1 2
85 Iraq Iraq 5 0 1 0 1
86 Bosnia Bosnia 2 1 0 0 1
87 Paraguay Paraguay 2 0 0 0 1
88 Syria Syria 2 1 2 1 0
89 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2 3 3 3 0
90 Algeria Algeria 2 2 0 1 0
91 Afghanistan Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0
92 Yemen Yemen 1 0 0 1 0
93 Bangladesh Bangladesh 5 2 4 1 0
Published patent applications in USPTO (Patent)