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NATO countries 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Germany 574.42 2011
2 Denmark 282.56 2011
3 United Kingdom 244.5 2011
4 Norway 226.53 2011
5 France 224.18 2011
6 Slovenia 215.76 2010
7 Luxembourg 163.98 2011
8 Iceland 156.73 2011
9 Netherlands 154.85 2011
10 Italy 144.82 2011
11 Canada 137.86 2011
12 Poland 100.66 2011
13 Latvia 84.05 2011
14 Czech Republic 74.6 2011
15 Spain 74.28 2011
16 Romania 66.59 2011
17 Hungary 66.39 2011
18 Greece 64.38 2010
19 Belgium 57.57 2011
20 Portugal 54.09 2011
21 Croatia 53.73 2011
22 Turkey 53.18 2011
23 Estonia 46.27 2011
24 Slovakia 41.49 2011
25 Bulgaria 35.65 2011
26 Lithuania 30.69 2011
27 Albania 0.951 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Innovation > Patent applications, residents 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/NATO-countries/Economy/Innovation/Patent-applications,-residents-per-million

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