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Economy > Intellectual property > Patents granted: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: No. of Patents Granted.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Japan 238,323 2011
2 United States 224,505 2011
3 China 172,113 2011
4 South Korea 94,720 2011
5 Russia 29,999 2011
6 Canada 20,762 2011
7 Australia 17,877 2011
8 Germany 11,719 2011
9 Mexico 11,485 2011
10 Switzerland 11,291 2008
11 Netherlands 11,103 2008
12 France 10,213 2011
13 Sweden 7,453 2008
14 United Kingdom 7,173 2011
15 Italy 6,380 2011
16 North Korea 6,290 2011
17 Singapore 5,949 2011
18 South Africa 5,296 2011
19 India 5,170 2011
20 Israel 5,104 2011
21 Hong Kong 5,050 2011
22 New Zealand 4,710 2011
23 Finland 4,675 2008
24 Spain 3,636 2008
25 Belgium 2,948 2008
26 Denmark 2,347 2008
27 Austria 2,306 2008

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