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Non-religious 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 Japan 2,249.93 2011
2 China 309.37 2011
3 Austria 255.71 2011
4 France 224.18 2011
5 Sweden 212.08 2011
6 Netherlands 154.85 2011
7 Canada 137.86 2011
8 Australia 106.75 2011
9 Czech Republic 74.6 2011
10 Turkey 53.18 2011
11 Hong Kong 25.6 2011
12 Azerbaijan 21.04 2011
13 Vietnam 3.42 2011

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"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/Non--religious-countries/Economy/Innovation/Patent-applications,-residents-per-million

Non-religious countries Compared by Economy > Innovation > Patent applications, residents per million

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