Patent applications of residents reached 592 in 2017 in Vietnam, according to World Bank. This is 5.71 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, patent applications of residents in Vietnam reached an all time high of 592 in 2017 and an all time low of 7.00 in 1986. When compared to Vietnam's main peers, patent applications of residents in China amounted to 1,245,709 and 979 in Thailand in 2017.
Vietnam has been ranked 44th within the group of 109 countries we follow in terms of patent applications of residents, 14 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.