Nicaragua - Patent applications

Patent applications, nonresidents

Patent applications, nonresidents in Nicaragua was 124.00 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 50 years was 216.00 in 1970, while its lowest value was 33.00 in 1985.

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
1963 59.00
1970 216.00
1974 128.00
1976 86.00
1977 113.00
1978 103.00
1983 64.00
1984 49.00
1985 33.00
1986 39.00
1992 39.00
1993 34.00
1995 35.00
1999 136.00
2000 129.00
2011 208.00
2012 172.00
2013 124.00

Patent applications, residents

The latest value for Patent applications, residents in Nicaragua was 3.00 as of 2013. Over the past 50 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 14.00 in 2000 and 2.00 in 1963.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1963 2.00
1970 5.00
1976 6.00
1977 4.00
1978 3.00
1985 2.00
1992 3.00
1993 2.00
1997 3.00
1998 12.00
1999 9.00
2000 14.00
2011 2.00
2012 4.00
2013 3.00

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Technology