Patent applications of residents reached 357 in 2017 in Uzbekistan, according to World Bank. This is 1.13 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, patent applications of residents in Uzbekistan reached an all time high of 2,136 in 1993 and an all time low of 238 in 2009. When compared to Uzbekistan's main peers, patent applications of residents in Kazakhstan amounted to 1,055 and 137 in Kyrgyzstan in 2017.
Uzbekistan has been ranked 50th within the group of 109 countries we follow in terms of patent applications of residents, 1 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.