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

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. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Canada 880.32 2011
2 United States 821.06 2011
3 Germany 152.3 2011
4 Chile 141.72 2011
5 Norway 132.04 2011
6 United Kingdom 110.21 2011
7 Russia 104.36 2011
8 Luxembourg 82.96 2011
9 China 82.27 2011
10 Iceland 65.83 2011
11 Georgia 57.99 2011
12 Ukraine 56.97 2011
13 Switzerland 56.37 2011
14 Sweden 35.66 2011
15 Denmark 35.36 2011
16 Austria 32.76 2011
17 Mongolia 25.44 2010
18 Finland 23.01 2011
19 Kazakhstan 19.14 2011
20 Belarus 15.41 2011
21 Ireland 14.64 2011
22 Belgium 11.5 2011
23 Estonia 11.19 2011
24 Czech Republic 9.24 2011
25 Armenia 6.41 2011
26 Poland 6.33 2011
27 Slovakia 6.11 2011
28 Slovenia 5.37 2010
29 Lithuania 4.95 2011
30 Latvia 4.86 2011
31 Hungary 3.61 2011
32 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.13 2011
33 Romania 1.82 2011
34 North Korea 1.59 2010
35 Republic of Macedonia 1.43 2011
36 Kyrgyzstan 1.1 2010
37 Nepal 0.243 1995
38 Tajikistan 0.128 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Innovation > Patent applications, nonresidents per million. 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. 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. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Cold-countries/Economy/Innovation/Patent-applications,-nonresidents-per-million

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