IP STATISTICS  - Patent

TABLE 3: Total Number of Patent Applications Filed in 2005-2017

 
YEAR NON-RESIDENT (DIRECT) NON-RESIDENT (PCT) RESIDENT TOTAL
2005 421 2,312 210 2,943
2006 372 2,664 226 3,262
2007 332 2,949 193 3,474
2008 255 2,845 210 3,310
2009 219 2,503 175 2,897
2010 251 2,972 168 3,391
2011 254 2,716 190 3,160
2012 224 2,577 180 2,981
2013 220 2,668 208 3,096
2014 150 2,877 263 3,290
2015 188 2,853 299 3,340
2016 243 2,601 254 3,098
2017 31 381 27 439

* Source - Business Intelligence report dated March 14, 2017.

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TABLE 4: Total Number of Patent Granted in 2005-2017

 
YEAR NON-RESIDENT (DIRECT) NON-RESIDENT (PCT) RESIDENT TOTAL
2005 1,615 45 15 1,675
2006 1,175 82 54 1,311
2007 1,388 602 125 2,115
2008 327 543 150 1,020
2009 418 1,267 98 1,783
2010 155 903 26 1,084
2011 119 1,008 26 1,153
2012 115 1,270 18 1,403
2013 208 1,829 29 2,066
2014 175 1,823 23 2,021
2015 130 1,874 24 2,028
2016 123 1,844 31 1,998
2017 19 259 3 281

* Source - Business Intelligence report dated March 14, 2017.

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 TOP PATENT APPLICANTS IN 2016 

COUNTRY APPLICANT / OWNER COUNT OF INV APPS.
CH - Switzerland NESTEC S.A. 80
CH - Switzerland PHILIP MORRIS PRODUCTS S.A. 80
US - United States of America COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY 42
KR - Rep.of Korea SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 42
US - United States of America QUALCOMM INCORPORATED 41
CH - Switzerland NOVARTIS AG 37
FI - Finland NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY 35
CH - Switzerland F. HOFFMAN-LA ROCHE AG 34
US - United States of America MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC 32
JP - Japan HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. 25
US - United States of America PFIZER  INC.   25
NL - Netherlands UNILEVER N. V. 25

 

TOP COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN FOR PATENTS IN 2016

COUNTRY FILINGS
US - United States of America 875
JP - Japan 616
PH - Philippines 329
CH - Switzerland 309
KR - Rep.of Korea 177
DE - Germany Fed.Rep 166
FR - France 93
CN - Peoples China 89
GB - Great Britain 86
NL - Netherlands 77
FI - Finland 58

 

TOTAL NUMBER OF PATENT APPLICATIONS BY FIELD OF TECHNOLOGY

 

Field of Technology 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Electrical Engineering              
  Electrical machinery, apparatus, energy 118 179 168 181 195 183 170
  Audio-visual technology 131 172 133 211 244 184 103
  Telecommunications 194 63 80 101 57 69 80
  Digital communication 387 110 130 172 200 227 242
  Basic communication processes 10 7 16 10 14 6 7
  Computer technology 99 123 100 128 127 115 138
  IT methods for management 25 35 47 70 72 79 62
Instruments              
  Optics 37 40 53 115 103 46 43
  Measurement 102 84 71 75 84 93 49
  Analysis of biological materials 62 59 54 42 50 35 19
  Control 78 53 43 71 71 66 45
  Medical technology 239 257 276 262 273 198 178
Chemistry              
  Organic fine chemistry 2559 2427 2025 1670 1735 1852 1457
  Biotechnology 594 611 610 667 610 557 473
  Pharmaceuticals 3792 4030 3190 3081 3034 3065 2406
  Macromolecular chemistry, polymers 90 131 167 127 188 164 145
  Food chemistry 387 355 456 659 552 432 406
  Basic materials chemistry 990 930 981 997 858 652 551
  Materials, metallurgy 153 119 256 224 242 232 215
  Surface technology, coating 80 153 56 142 221 184 117
  Micro-structural and nano-technology 2 5 1 5 2 4 10
  Chemical engineering 172 162 153 219 190 207 165
  Environmental technology 101 120 118 152 141 113 126
Mechanical Engineering              
  Handling 203 225 215 292 314 280 257
  Machine tools 111 84 123 94 144 109 74
  Engines, pumps, turbines 208 68 132 156 141 87 99
  Textile and paper machines 102 119 116 104 120 99 46
  Other special machines 121 152 125 212 213 171 116
  Thermal processes and apparatus 80 57 47 74 108 88 76
  Mechanical elements 72 58 49 73 81 74 75
  Transport 145 74 144 120 144 160 103
  Other fields              
  Furniture, games 73 74 72 96 136 121 65
Other consumer goods 170 111 217 189 215 170 185
  Civil engineering 95 161 126 142 166 180 115
  Semiconductors 115 108 131 95 114 84 94
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