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Eurozone 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 Germany 12,458 2011
2 France 2,099 2011
3 Italy 927 2011
4 Netherlands 310 2011
5 Austria 276 2011
6 Spain 196 2011
7 Belgium 127 2011
8 Finland 124 2011
9 Portugal 75 2011
10 Ireland 67 2011
11 Luxembourg 43 2011
12 Slovakia 33 2011
13 Greece 16 2010
14 Estonia 15 2011
15 Slovenia 11 2010
16 Latvia 10 2011
17 Cyprus 8 2011
18 Malta 6 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/Eurozone/Economy/Innovation/Patent-applications,-nonresidents

Eurozone Compared by Economy > Innovation > Patent applications, nonresidents

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