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Economy > Intellectual property > Patent applications: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: No. of Patent Applications.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Japan 472,417 2011
2 China 435,608 2011
3 United States 432,298 2011
4 South Korea 187,454 2011
5 Germany 172,764 2011
6 France 65,349 2011
7 United Kingdom 49,938 2011
8 Switzerland 37,477 2011
9 Netherlands 32,376 2011
10 Russia 31,433 2011
11 Italy 27,679 2011
12 Canada 24,528 2011
13 Sweden 21,480 2011
14 India 15,717 2011
15 Denmark 11,565 2011
16 Finland 11,516 2011
17 Belgium 11,427 2011
18 Austria 11,393 2011
19 Australia 11,348 2011
20 Israel 10,821 2011
21 Spain 8,277 2008

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Economy > Intellectual property > Patent applications: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Economy > Intellectual property > Patent applications

  • Japan has had the highest intellectual property > patent applications since 2008.
  • United States has ranked in the top 3 for intellectual property > patent applications since 2008.
  • China has ranked in the top 3 for intellectual property > patent applications since 2008.
  • South Korea has ranked in the top 4 for intellectual property > patent applications since 2008.
  • Germany has ranked in the top 5 for intellectual property > patent applications since 2008.
  • France has ranked in the top 6 for intellectual property > patent applications since 2008.
  • United Kingdom has ranked in the top 7 for intellectual property > patent applications since 2008.
  • Russia has ranked in the top 10 for intellectual property > patent applications since 2008.
  • Switzerland has ranked in the top 9 for intellectual property > patent applications since 2008.
  • Netherlands has ranked in the top 10 for intellectual property > patent applications since 2008.
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