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Potential Future EU Members 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 Iceland 156.73 2011
2 Turkey 53.18 2011
3 Montenegro 32.22 2011
4 Serbia 24.8 2011
5 Republic of Macedonia 17.59 2011
6 Bosnia and Herzegovina 11.2 2011
7 Albania 0.951 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/Potential-Future-EU-Members/Economy/Innovation/Patent-applications,-residents-per-million

Potential Future EU Members Compared by Economy > Innovation > Patent applications, residents per million

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

  • Germany ranked first for innovation > patent applications, residents per million amongst Europe in 2011.
  • United States ranked first for innovation > patent applications, residents per million amongst Cold countries in 2011.
  • China ranked first for innovation > patent applications, residents per million amongst Emerging markets in 2011.
  • South Korea ranked first for innovation > patent applications, residents per million amongst High income OECD countries in 2011.
  • Japan has ranked in the top 2 for innovation > patent applications, residents per million since 1968.
  • Canada ranked last for innovation > patent applications, residents per million amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2011.
  • Russia ranked first for innovation > patent applications, residents per million amongst Former Soviet republics in 2011.
  • Finland ranked second for innovation > patent applications, residents per million amongst European Union in 2011.
  • Denmark ranked second for innovation > patent applications, residents per million amongst NATO countries in 2011.
  • Slovenia ranked first for innovation > patent applications, residents per million amongst Eastern Europe in 2010.
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