Patent applications of residents reached 1,082 in 2018 in Norway, according to World Bank. This is 6.08 % less 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 1,262, 1,387 in Finland, 56.0 in Iceland and 1,838 in Sweden in 2018.
Norway has been ranked 33rd within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of patent applications of residents, 2 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.