Patent applications of residents reached 22,777 in 2017 in Russia, according to World Bank. This is 15.0 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, patent applications of residents in Russia reached an all time high of 39,494 in 1992 and an all time low of 906 in 1991. When compared to Russia's main peers, patent applications of residents in China amounted to 1,245,709, 47,785 in Germany, 260,290 in Japan and 293,904 in USA in 2017.
Russia has been ranked 8th 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.