World World: Patent applications, residents


The data set "Patent applications, residents" for the World contains data from the year 1985 until 2015.
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.
Worldbank

Linechart

This section displays the historical data as line chart.