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Industry > Patent applications Stats: compare key data on Canada & Germany

Definitions

  • Nonresidents: Patent applications are applications filed with a national patent office for exclusive rights for an invention--a product or process that provides a new way of doing something or offers a new technical solution to a problem. A patent provides protection for the invention to the owner of the patent for a limited period, generally 20 years.
  • Nonresidents > Per capita: Patent applications are applications filed with a national patent office for exclusive rights for an invention--a product or process that provides a new way of doing something or offers a new technical solution to a problem. A patent provides protection for the invention to the owner of the patent for a limited period, generally 20 years. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Nonresidents per million: Patent applications are applications filed with a national patent office for exclusive rights for an invention--a product or process that provides a new way of doing something or offers a new technical solution to a problem. A patent provides protection for the invention to the owner of the patent for a limited period, generally 20 years. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Residents: Patent applications are applications filed with a national patent office for exclusive rights for an invention--a product or process that provides a new way of doing something or offers a new technical solution to a problem. A patent provides protection for the invention to the owner of the patent for a limited period, generally 20 years.
  • Residents > Per capita: Patent applications are applications filed with a national patent office for exclusive rights for an invention--a product or process that provides a new way of doing something or offers a new technical solution to a problem. A patent provides protection for the invention to the owner of the patent for a limited period, generally 20 years. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Residents per million: Patent applications are applications filed with a national patent office for exclusive rights for an invention--a product or process that provides a new way of doing something or offers a new technical solution to a problem. A patent provides protection for the invention to the owner of the patent for a limited period, generally 20 years. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT Canada Germany HISTORY
Nonresidents 33,298
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Germany
10,905
Ranked 9th.

Nonresidents > Per capita 1,052.73 per 1 million people
Ranked 6th. 8 times more than Germany
132.16 per 1 million people
Ranked 15th.

Nonresidents per million 1,051.21
Ranked 6th. 8 times more than Germany
132.16
Ranked 15th.

Residents 3,929
Ranked 12th.
48,329
Ranked 5th. 12 times more than Canada

Residents > Per capita 124.22 per 1 million people
Ranked 22nd.
585.69 per 1 million people
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Canada

Residents per million 124.04
Ranked 22nd.
585.69
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Canada

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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