Patent applications of residents reached 3,924 in 2017 in Poland, according to World Bank. This is 7.91 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, patent applications of residents in Poland reached an all time high of 7,030 in 1978 and an all time low of 2,028 in 2005. When compared to Poland's main peers, patent applications of residents in Czech Republic amounted to 794, 47,785 in Germany, 22,777 in Russia and 2,283 in Ukraine in 2017.
Poland has been ranked 17th within the group of 109 countries we follow in terms of patent applications of residents, 4 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.