Grenada - Patent applications

Patent applications, nonresidents

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), WIPO Patent Report: Statistics on Worldwide Patent Activity. The International Bureau of WIPO assumes no responsibility with respect to the transformation of these data.

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Year Value
1979 22.00
1980 2.00
2012 26.00
2013 33.00
2014 17.00


Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Technology