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Indicator : Total patents in EPO (Patent)
Description : The indicator shows the number of total granted patents in EPO. 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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Total patents in EPO (Patent)
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 [Mar]
World 69,528 97,360 107,162 129,047 32,472
1 USA 15,428 22,568 25,620 31,755 7,916
2 Japan 10,776 15,675 17,972 21,634 5,370
3 Germany 14,737 19,505 19,648 21,605 5,212
4 France 5,614 7,265 7,572 8,884 2,244
5 South Korea 2,013 3,252 4,482 6,306 1,800
6 China 1,463 2,598 3,335 4,966 1,445
7 Switzerland 3,403 4,373 4,298 4,768 1,172
8 Netherlands 2,247 3,095 3,481 4,076 1,054
9 UK 2,259 3,166 3,304 4,069 1,025
10 Sweden 1,985 2,720 2,968 3,572 923
11 Italy 2,572 3,330 3,237 3,554 892
12 Canada 791 1,038 1,264 1,641 400
13 Austria 1,087 1,428 1,544 1,730 397
14 Finland 760 1,109 1,252 1,579 386
15 Belgium 914 1,164 1,266 1,455 332
16 Denmark 744 1,090 1,127 1,190 311
17 Spain 565 806 847 1,005 240
18 Taiwan 445 664 708 990 228
19 Ireland 279 364 444 505 138
20 Australia 339 462 493 555 135
21 Norway 264 337 376 431 119
22 Luxembourg 222 299 431 480 111
23 India 189 253 267 370 102
24 Singapore 121 191 277 403 97
25 Turkey 220 271 306 294 84
26 Poland 156 186 222 236 50
27 Saudi Arabia 51 90 129 170 43
28 Liechtenstein 104 143 170 204 42
29 Brazil 78 141 116 143 39
30 New Zealand 53 73 127 128 34
31 Portugal 48 59 73 96 31
32 Czech Republic 78 98 135 130 30
33 Slovenia 66 85 98 79 24
34 Russia 85 114 138 163 19
35 Mexico 45 35 63 69 15
36 Malaysia 26 25 31 39 13
37 South Africa 64 79 56 78 13
38 Hungary 41 63 60 70 13
39 Greece 23 41 37 51 11
40 Iceland 28 27 22 53 9
41 UAE 5 14 23 25 8
42 Slovakia 12 15 18 28 8
43 Cyprus 17 36 21 32 7
44 Chile 16 18 20 22 6
45 Thailand 7 7 7 20 5
46 Argentina 15 15 13 17 5
47 Estonia 10 11 19 21 5
48 Croatia 6 6 6 6 5
49 Romania 10 20 14 11 4
50 Colombia 4 8 8 6 4
51 Latvia 8 19 14 12 3
52 Lithuania 12 17 22 15 3
53 Costa rica 0 1 0 1 2
54 Philippines 4 6 9 7 2
55 Qatar 2 5 3 2 2
56 Panama 3 1 2 3 2
57 Egypt 3 3 1 3 2
58 Uruguay 4 2 6 7 2
59 Bulgaria 8 12 23 17 1
60 Vietnam 4 4 2 5 1
61 Oman 0 0 1 0 1
62 Venezuela 2 0 0 1 1
63 Kazakhstan 4 4 8 1 1
64 Lebanon 0 1 1 5 1
65 Georgia 0 0 0 0 1
66 Kuwait 3 7 1 4 1
67 Iran 0 1 1 4 1
68 Cuba 8 12 11 7 1
69 Tunisia 4 1 3 3 1
70 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0
71 Jamaica 0 2 0 1 0
72 Algeria 0 1 2 1 0
73 Morocco 1 0 1 1 0
74 North Korea 1 0 1 0 0
75 Jordan 0 0 0 4 0
76 Peru 3 0 0 4 0
77 Serbia 0 1 0 8 0
78 Ukraine 4 10 6 11 0
79 Uzbekistan 0 1 0 0 0
80 Indonesia 3 5 3 1 0
81 Azerbaijan 0 0 1 0 0
82 Bahrain 0 1 1 1 0
83 Bangladesh 0 0 1 4 0
84 Angola 2 1 0
85 Belarus 0 2 2 3 0
86 Bosnia 1 1 0 0 0
87 Armenia 0 1 1 0 0
88 Syria 0 2 1 1 0
Total patents in EPO (Patent)