Patent applications of residents reached 1,387 in 2018 in Finland, according to World Bank. This is 0.216 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, patent applications of residents in Finland reached an all time high of 2,579 in 2000 and an all time low of 686 in 1963. When compared to Finland's main peers, patent applications of residents in Australia amounted to 2,757, 1,407 in Indonesia and 1,017 in New Zealand in 2018.
Finland has been ranked 28th within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of patent applications of residents, 4 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.