(measure: patent applications; Source: The World Intellectual Property Organization)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Aruba: Patent applications by residents
For that indicator, we provide data for Aruba from 2002 to 2002. The average value for Aruba during that period was 1 patent applications with a minimum of 1 patent applications in 2002 and a maximum of 1 patent applications in 2002.
The latest value from 2002 is 1 patent applications. For comparison, the world average in 2002 based on 92
countries is 8971 patent applications.
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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.