Patent Applications (Residents) rose 6.42% to 1,227 in Norway in 2016

Patent Applications (Residents)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Norway | May 17, 2019
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Patent applications of residents reached 1,227 in 2016 in Norway, according to World Bank. This is 6.42 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, patent applications of residents in Norway reached an all time high of 1,335 in 1999 and an all time low of 693 in 1982. When compared to Norway's main peers, patent applications of residents in Denmark amounted to 1,552, 1,260 in Finland, 35.0 in Iceland and 2,032 in Sweden in 2016.

Norway has been ranked 30th within the group of 114 countries we follow in terms of patent applications of 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 (Residents) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia 2,383 2,627 3,061 1,988 2,291
Denmark 1,574 1,406 1,341 1,377 1,462
Finland 1,650 1,698 1,596 1,419 1,289
Germany 46,986 46,620 47,353 48,154 47,384
Iceland 50.0 37.0 33.0 51.0 40.0
Indonesia 533 ... 663 702 1,058
Netherlands 2,585 2,375 2,315 2,294 2,207
New Zealand 1,501 1,425 1,614 1,636 1,184
Norway 1,122 1,009 1,101 1,106 1,153
Papua New Guinea ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.00 ... ...
Russia 26,495 28,701 28,765 24,072 29,269
Sweden 2,004 2,288 2,332 1,984 2,038
United Kingdom 15,343 15,370 14,972 15,196 14,867