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Former French colonies: Industry > Patent applications stats

Definitions

  • Nonresidents: Patent applications are applications filed 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.
  • Nonresidents > Per capita: Patent applications are applications filed 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Nonresidents per million: Patent applications are applications filed 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.
  • Residents: Patent applications are applications filed 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.
  • Residents > Per capita: Patent applications are applications filed 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Residents per million: Patent applications are applications filed 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.
STAT FORMERLY FRENCH TOTAL FORMERLY FRENCH AVERAGE DATES
Nonresidents 356
0% of surveyed countries
178
45 times less than average
2004
Nonresidents > Per capita 5.77 per 1 million people
38 times less than average
2004
Nonresidents per million 5.61
39 times less than average
2004
Residents 74
0% of surveyed countries
37
445 times less than average
2004
Residents > Per capita 1.34 per 1 million people
156 times less than average
2004
Residents per million 1.32
158 times less than average
2004

Citation

"Formerly French Patent applications Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Former-French-colonies/Industry/Patent-applications