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.
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