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Group of 7 countries (G7) 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 United States 255,832 2011
2 Japan 55,030 2011
3 Canada 30,357 2011
4 Germany 12,458 2011
5 United Kingdom 6,916 2011
6 France 2,099 2011
7 Italy 927 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/Group-of-7-countries-(G7)/Economy/Innovation/Patent-applications,-nonresidents

Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by Economy > Innovation > Patent applications, nonresidents

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