Patent applications of non-residents reached 14,106 in 2017 in Russia, according to World Bank. This is 4.64 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, patent applications of non-residents in Russia reached an all time high of 16,248 in 2015 and an all time low of 297 in 1991. When compared to Russia's main peers, patent applications of non-residents in China amounted to 135,885, 19,927 in Germany, 58,189 in Japan and 313,052 in USA in 2017.
Russia has been ranked 13th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of patent applications of non-residents, 1 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.