Patent Applications (Residents) rose 46.3% to 60.0 in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016

Patent Applications (Residents)
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Patent applications of residents reached 60.0 in 2016 in Bosnia and Herzegovina, according to World Bank. This is 46.3 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, patent applications of residents in Bosnia and Herzegovina reached an all time high of 66.0 in 2005 and an all time low of 2.00 in 2012. When compared to Bosnia and Herzegovina's main peers, patent applications of residents in Croatia amounted to 175, 8,848 in Italy, 10.0 in Montenegro and 192 in Serbia in 2016.

Bosnia and Herzegovina has been ranked 77th within the group of 114 countries we follow in terms of patent applications of residents, 2 places behind 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
Albania ... ... 3.00 ... ... 10.0 14.0 ...
Austria 2,154 2,258 2,162 2,092 2,205
Bosnia and Herzegovina ... 43.0 2.00 7.00 41.0 ...
Croatia 230 217 230 170 169
France 14,655 14,540 14,690 14,500 14,306
Hungary 662 692 642 546 569
Italy 8,794 8,439 8,307 8,601 ...
Montenegro ... 20.0 37.0 23.0 13.0 23.0 ...
Romania 1,424 1,022 993 952 975
Serbia 180 192 201 202 178
Slovenia 470 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Switzerland 1,597 1,480 1,525 1,480 1,477