STATISTICS - PATENTS

Statistical data for the period of 2007. – 2010.:

1) Patent applications:


Year

2007.

2008.

2009.

2010.

National applications¹Patent applications filed by domestic applicants

388

386

299

290

Foreign applications filed directly at the IPO

20

16

21

23

International applications²PCT applications in national phase

55

73

40

16

Extended EP applications (paid designation fee)

5.372

5.625

4.258

3.559

TOTAL

5.835

6.100

4.618

3.888

2) Requests for the entry of extended European patent in the Register of patents:

Year

2007.

2008.

2009.

2010.

Requests for the entry of extended European patent

53

148

218

250

3) Petty patent applications:

Year

2007.

2008.

2009.

2010.

Domestic applicants

155

136

101

97

Foreign applicants

3

1

4

4

TOTAL

158

137

105

101

4) Registered patents:

Year

2007.

2008.

2009.

2010.

Domestic applicants

71

70

103

98

Foreign applicants

207

224

300

854

TOTAL

278

294

403

952

5) Registered petty patents:

Year

2007.

2008.

2009.

2010.

Domestic applicants

93

81

86

74

Foreign applicants

3

3

0

4

TOTAL

96

84

86

78

¹ filed directly at the IPO
² filed under the PCT and the Cooperation and extension aggreement