Patent applications of residents reached 4,207 in 2018 in Poland, according to World Bank. This is 7.21 % more 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 678, 46,617 in Germany, 24,926 in Russia and 2,107 in Ukraine in 2018.
Poland has been ranked 17th within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of patent applications of residents, 3 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.