Patent Applications (Non-Residents) fell 55.3% to 85.0 in Ireland in 2016

Patent Applications (Non-Residents)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Ireland | May 17, 2019
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Patent applications of non-residents reached 85.0 in 2016 in Ireland, according to World Bank. This is 55.3 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, patent applications of non-residents in Ireland reached an all time high of 4,001 in 1990 and an all time low of 53.0 in 2009. When compared to Ireland's main peers, patent applications of non-residents in Canada amounted to 30,667, 2,012 in France, 3.00 in Iceland and 8,183 in United Kingdom in 2016.

Ireland has been ranked 73rd within the group of 116 countries we follow in terms of patent applications of non-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 a process that provides a new way of doing something or offers a new technical solution to a problem.

Patent Applications (Non-Residents) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia 23,143 23,731 26,656 23,968 26,314
Belgium 127 127 161 137 148
Canada 30,357 30,533 30,174 31,283 32,687
Denmark 197 229 193 206 270
France 2,099 2,092 2,196 2,033 1,994
Germany 12,458 14,720 15,814 17,811 19,509
Iceland 21.0 7.00 13.0 13.0 6.00
Ireland 67.0 63.0 57.0 58.0 190
Italy 927 871 905 781 ...
Mexico 12,990 14,020 14,234 14,889 16,707
Norway 654 555 648 457 652
Spain 196 209 218 225 221
Sweden 337 148 163 441 390
USA 255,832 274,033 283,781 293,706 301,075
United Kingdom 6,916 7,865 7,966 7,844 7,934