Patent applications of residents reached 81.0 in 2017 in Lithuania, according to World Bank. This is 14.7 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, patent applications of residents in Lithuania reached an all time high of 413 in 1993 and an all time low of 29.0 in 1991. When compared to Lithuania's main peers, patent applications of residents in Belarus amounted to 434, 37.0 in Estonia, 90.0 in Latvia and 22,777 in Russia in 2017.
Lithuania has been ranked 74th 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.