Fiji - Patent applications

Patent applications, nonresidents

Patent applications, nonresidents in Fiji was 17.00 as of 1986. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 29.00 in 1979, while its lowest value was 11.00 in 1980.

Definition: 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 process that provides a new way of doing something or offers a new technical solution to a problem. A patent provides protection for the invention to the owner of the patent for a limited period, generally 20 years.

Source: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), World Intellectual Property Indicators and www.wipo.int/econ_stat. The International Bureau of WIPO assumes no responsibility with respect to the transformation of these data.

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Year Value
1971 25.00
1972 17.00
1973 13.00
1974 21.00
1975 20.00
1976 18.00
1977 17.00
1978 12.00
1979 29.00
1980 11.00
1981 14.00
1985 18.00
1986 17.00

Patent applications, residents

The latest value for Patent applications, residents in Fiji was 2.00 as of 1980. Over the past 6 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 3.00 in 1978 and 1.00 in 1974.

Definition: 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 process that provides a new way of doing something or offers a new technical solution to a problem. A patent provides protection for the invention to the owner of the patent for a limited period, generally 20 years.

Source: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), World Intellectual Property Indicators and www.wipo.int/econ_stat. The International Bureau of WIPO assumes no responsibility with respect to the transformation of these data.

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Year Value
1974 1.00
1975 1.00
1977 1.00
1978 3.00
1979 1.00
1980 2.00

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Technology