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Europe 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 Russia 14,919 2011
2 Germany 12,458 2011
3 United Kingdom 6,916 2011
4 Ukraine 2,604 2011
5 France 2,099 2011
6 Italy 927 2011
7 Norway 654 2011
8 Switzerland 446 2011
9 Sweden 337 2011
10 Netherlands 310 2011
11 Austria 276 2011
12 Georgia 260 2011
13 Poland 244 2011
14 Turkey 228 2011
15 Denmark 197 2011
16 Spain 196 2011
17 Belarus 146 2011
18 Belgium 127 2011
19 Finland 124 2011
20 Czech Republic 97 2011
21 Montenegro 83 2011
22 Portugal 75 2011
23 Ireland 67 2011
24 Serbia 49 2011
25 Luxembourg 43 2011
26 Romania 39 2011
27 Hungary 36 2011
28 Slovakia 33 2011
=29 Bulgaria 21 2011
=29 Croatia 21 2011
=29 Iceland 21 2011
32 Armenia 19 2011
33 Greece 16 2010
=34 Lithuania 15 2011
=34 Estonia 15 2011
=36 Bosnia and Herzegovina 12 2011
=36 Azerbaijan 12 2011
=38 Moldova 11 2011
=38 Slovenia 11 2010
40 Latvia 10 2011
=41 Cyprus 8 2011
=41 Albania 8 2011
43 Malta 6 2011
=44 Republic of Macedonia 3 2011
=44 Monaco 3 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/Europe/Economy/Innovation/Patent-applications,-nonresidents

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