Patent Applications (Residents) rose 125% to 45.0 in Ecuador in 2016

Patent Applications (Residents)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Ecuador | May 17, 2019
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Patent applications of residents reached 45.0 in 2016 in Ecuador, according to World Bank. This is 125 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, patent applications of residents in Ecuador reached an all time high of 45.0 in 2016 and an all time low of 2.00 in 2008. When compared to Ecuador's main peers, patent applications of residents in Brazil amounted to 5,200, 545 in Colombia, 68.0 in Panama and 72.0 in Peru in 2016.

Ecuador has been ranked 78th within the group of 114 countries we follow in terms of patent applications of residents, 11 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

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 (Residents) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bolivia ... ... ... ... ... 9.00 ...
Brazil 4,695 4,798 4,959 4,659 4,641
Chile 339 336 340 452 443
Colombia 183 213 251 260 321
Costa Rica ... 14.0 10.0 21.0 16.0 17.0
Ecuador ... ... 7.00 24.0 20.0
Honduras ... ... 2.00 8.00 6.00 ... 4.00
Nicaragua ... ... 2.00 4.00 3.00 1.00 ... ... ...
Panama ... ... 21.0 ... 9.00 13.0 14.0
Peru 39.0 54.0 73.0 83.0 67.0
Venezuela 61.0 65.0 74.0 55.0 47.0