Honduras: Patent applications by residents

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Patent applications by residents

 Latest value 8
 Year 2018
 Measure patent applications
 Data availability 1980 - 2018
 Average 10
 Min - Max 2 - 63
 Source The World Intellectual Property Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Honduras from 1980 to 2018. The average value for Honduras during that period was 10 patent applications with a minimum of 2 patent applications in 2011 and a maximum of 63 patent applications in 1982. The latest value from 2018 is 8 patent applications. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 125 countries is 18424 patent applications. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Honduras - Patent applications by residents - Recent values chart

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Honduras - Patent applications by residents - historical chart - 1980-2018

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.

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 Patent applications by residents 8 2018 patent applications
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