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Cold countries Compared by Economy > Innovation > Patent applications, nonresidents

DEFINITION: Patent applications, nonresidents. Patent applications are worldwide patent applications filed through the Patent Cooperation Treaty procedure or 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States 255,832 2011
2 China 110,583 2011
3 Canada 30,357 2011
4 Russia 14,919 2011
5 Germany 12,458 2011
6 United Kingdom 6,916 2011
7 Ukraine 2,604 2011
8 Chile 2,453 2011
9 Norway 654 2011
10 Switzerland 446 2011
11 Sweden 337 2011
12 Kazakhstan 317 2011
13 Austria 276 2011
14 Georgia 260 2011
15 Poland 244 2011
16 Denmark 197 2011
17 Belarus 146 2011
18 Belgium 127 2011
19 Finland 124 2011
20 Czech Republic 97 2011
21 Mongolia 69 2010
22 Ireland 67 2011
23 Luxembourg 43 2011
=24 North Korea 39 2010
=24 Romania 39 2011
26 Hungary 36 2011
27 Slovakia 33 2011
28 Iceland 21 2011
29 Armenia 19 2011
=30 Estonia 15 2011
=30 Lithuania 15 2011
32 Bosnia and Herzegovina 12 2011
33 Slovenia 11 2010
34 Latvia 10 2011
35 Kyrgyzstan 6 2010
36 Nepal 5 1995
37 Republic of Macedonia 3 2011
38 Tajikistan 1 2011

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Innovation > Patent applications, nonresidents. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), World Intellectual Property Indicators and www.wipo.int/econ_stat. The International Bureau of WIPO assumes no responsibility with respect to the transformation of these data. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Cold-countries/Economy/Innovation/Patent-applications,-nonresidents

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