Lithuania - Patent applications

Patent applications, nonresidents

Patent applications, nonresidents in Lithuania was 18.00 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 23 years was 1,036.00 in 1993, while its lowest value was 6.00 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), 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
1992 117.00
1993 1,036.00
1994 180.00
1995 27.00
1996 78.00
1997 77.00
1998 71.00
1999 71.00
2000 61.00
2001 55.00
2002 46.00
2003 49.00
2004 44.00
2005 47.00
2006 34.00
2007 20.00
2008 18.00
2009 16.00
2010 6.00
2011 15.00
2012 15.00
2013 20.00
2014 42.00
2015 18.00

Patent applications, residents

The latest value for Patent applications, residents in Lithuania was 101.00 as of 2015. Over the past 24 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 413.00 in 1993 and 29.00 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), 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
1991 29.00
1992 134.00
1993 413.00
1994 112.00
1995 106.00
1996 100.00
1997 125.00
1998 134.00
1999 86.00
2000 66.00
2001 68.00
2002 85.00
2003 64.00
2004 70.00
2005 68.00
2006 65.00
2007 62.00
2008 87.00
2009 91.00
2010 108.00
2011 93.00
2012 109.00
2013 117.00
2014 123.00
2015 101.00

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Technology