Panama - Patent applications

Patent applications, nonresidents

Patent applications, nonresidents in Panama was 420.00 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 34 years was 468.00 in 2010, while its lowest value was 44.00 in 1989.

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
1977 74.00
1978 89.00
1980 90.00
1981 90.00
1982 97.00
1983 134.00
1984 98.00
1985 78.00
1986 83.00
1987 73.00
1988 79.00
1989 44.00
1990 53.00
1991 68.00
1992 66.00
1993 80.00
1994 86.00
1995 62.00
1996 142.00
2000 153.00
2008 371.00
2009 370.00
2010 468.00
2011 420.00

Patent applications, residents

The latest value for Patent applications, residents in Panama was 21.00 as of 2011. Over the past 34 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 31.00 in 1996 and 3.00 in 1987.

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
1977 12.00
1978 9.00
1980 15.00
1981 8.00
1982 7.00
1983 16.00
1984 15.00
1985 14.00
1986 11.00
1987 3.00
1988 9.00
1989 6.00
1990 15.00
1991 19.00
1992 18.00
1993 20.00
1994 11.00
1995 16.00
1996 31.00
2000 7.00
2011 21.00

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Technology