Patent applications of residents reached 87.0 in 2017 in Bosnia and Herzegovina, according to World Bank. This is 45.0 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, patent applications of residents in Bosnia and Herzegovina reached an all time high of 87.0 in 2017 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 148, 8,643 in Italy and 171 in Serbia in 2017.
Bosnia and Herzegovina has been ranked 73rd within the group of 109 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.