Netherlands - Patent applications

Patent applications, nonresidents

Patent applications, nonresidents in Netherlands was 310.00 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 17,269.00 in 1969, while its lowest value was 240.00 in 2010.

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
1960 10,409.00
1961 11,159.00
1963 13,225.00
1964 13,206.00
1965 14,779.00
1966 15,894.00
1967 15,401.00
1968 16,420.00
1969 17,269.00
1970 16,647.00
1971 15,912.00
1972 15,589.00
1973 15,728.00
1974 14,966.00
1975 13,301.00
1976 12,782.00
1977 12,669.00
1978 10,669.00
1979 7,384.00
1980 5,532.00
1981 4,228.00
1982 3,212.00
1983 2,611.00
1984 2,139.00
1985 1,658.00
1986 1,464.00
1987 1,201.00
1988 1,068.00
1989 993.00
1990 764.00
1991 595.00
1992 555.00
1993 560.00
1994 501.00
1995 569.00
1996 633.00
1997 637.00
1998 549.00
1999 506.00
2000 529.00
2001 543.00
2002 481.00
2003 573.00
2004 556.00
2005 633.00
2006 548.00
2007 367.00
2008 311.00
2009 279.00
2010 240.00
2011 310.00

Patent applications, residents

The latest value for Patent applications, residents in Netherlands was 2,585 as of 2011. Over the past 51 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 2,595 in 1966 and 1,605 in 1991.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1960 2,220
1961 2,302
1963 2,491
1964 2,149
1965 2,505
1966 2,595
1967 2,491
1968 2,477
1969 2,431
1970 2,462
1971 2,313
1972 2,283
1973 2,103
1974 2,096
1975 1,966
1976 1,857
1977 1,960
1978 2,011
1979 2,049
1980 1,826
1981 1,897
1982 1,873
1983 1,889
1984 1,840
1985 1,938
1986 1,866
1987 1,970
1988 2,158
1989 2,205
1990 2,147
1991 1,605
1992 1,753
1993 1,733
1994 1,748
1995 2,123
1996 2,348
1997 2,391
1998 2,451
1999 2,545
2000 2,465
2001 2,110
2002 2,122
2003 2,288
2004 2,187
2005 2,217
2006 2,168
2007 2,079
2008 2,421
2009 2,575
2010 2,527
2011 2,585

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Technology