Patent Applications (Non-Residents) fell 98.5% to 1.00 in Malawi in 2016

Patent Applications (Non-Residents)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Malawi | May 17, 2019
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Patent applications of non-residents reached 1.00 in 2016 in Malawi, according to World Bank. This is 98.5 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, patent applications of non-residents in Malawi reached an all time high of 313 in 2001 and an all time low of 1.00 in 2016. When compared to Malawi's main peers, patent applications of non-residents in Mozambique amounted to 25.0, 6,506 in South Africa and 18.0 in Zambia in 2016.

Malawi has been ranked 116th 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
Angola ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Botswana ... ... 8.00 9.00 1.00 5.00 5.00
Dem. Republic of the Congo ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Kenya 122 136 114 75.0 56.0
Lesotho ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Malawi ... ... ... 65.0 ... ... ... ...
Mozambique 15.0 26.0 30.0 46.0 30.0 ...
Namibia ... ... ... ... ... ... 11.0
South Africa 6,589 6,836 6,657 6,750 6,608
Swaziland ... ... 6.00 3.00 ... 2.00 2.00 ... ...
Tanzania 2.00 ... 3.00 4.00 1.00 ... ...
Uganda ... ... ... ... 4.00 3.00 ... ... ...
Zambia 21.0 31.0 26.0 25.0 12.0
Zimbabwe ... ... ... ... ... ... 19.0 ...