×

Eurozone Compared by Economy > Innovation > Patent applications, residents per million

DEFINITION: Patent applications, residents. 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Germany 574.42 2011
2 Finland 306.22 2011
3 Austria 255.71 2011
4 France 224.18 2011
5 Slovenia 215.76 2010
6 Luxembourg 163.98 2011
7 Netherlands 154.85 2011
8 Italy 144.82 2011
9 Ireland 107.94 2011
10 Latvia 84.05 2011
11 Spain 74.28 2011
12 Greece 64.38 2010
13 Belgium 57.57 2011
14 Portugal 54.09 2011
15 Estonia 46.27 2011
16 Slovakia 41.49 2011
17 Malta 21.6 2011
18 Cyprus 3.62 2010

Citation

Eurozone Compared by Economy > Innovation > Patent applications, residents per million

NationMaster

Interesting observations about Economy > Innovation > Patent applications, residents per million

Follow us on Facebook to get interesting stats: