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Europe 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 Germany 152.3 2011
2 Montenegro 133.73 2011
3 Norway 132.04 2011
4 United Kingdom 110.21 2011
5 Russia 104.36 2011
6 Luxembourg 82.96 2011
7 Monaco 80.51 2011
8 Iceland 65.83 2011
9 Georgia 57.99 2011
10 Ukraine 56.97 2011
11 Switzerland 56.37 2011
12 Sweden 35.66 2011
13 Denmark 35.36 2011
14 Austria 32.76 2011
15 France 32.11 2011
16 Finland 23.01 2011
17 Netherlands 18.57 2011
18 Belarus 15.41 2011
19 Italy 15.27 2011
20 Ireland 14.64 2011
21 Malta 14.4 2011
22 Belgium 11.5 2011
23 Estonia 11.19 2011
24 Czech Republic 9.24 2011
25 Cyprus 7.17 2011
26 Portugal 7.1 2011
27 Serbia 6.75 2011
28 Armenia 6.41 2011
29 Poland 6.33 2011
30 Slovakia 6.11 2011
31 Slovenia 5.37 2010
32 Lithuania 4.95 2011
33 Croatia 4.91 2011
34 Latvia 4.86 2011
35 Spain 4.24 2011
36 Hungary 3.61 2011
37 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.13 2011
38 Turkey 3.12 2011
39 Moldova 3.09 2011
40 Bulgaria 2.86 2011
41 Albania 2.54 2011
42 Romania 1.82 2011
43 Republic of Macedonia 1.43 2011
44 Greece 1.41 2010
45 Azerbaijan 1.31 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/Europe/Economy/Innovation/Patent-applications,-nonresidents-per-million

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