Libya: Patent applications by residents

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 Libya

Patent applications by residents

 Latest value 12
 Year 1996
 Measure patent applications
 Data availability 1989 - 1996
 Average 12
 Min - Max 3 - 25
 Source The World Intellectual Property Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Libya from 1989 to 1996. The average value for Libya during that period was 12 patent applications with a minimum of 3 patent applications in 1989 and a maximum of 25 patent applications in 1991. The latest value from 1996 is 12 patent applications. For comparison, the world average in 1996 based on 99 countries is 6825 patent applications. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.

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