(measure: patent applications; Source: The World Intellectual Property Organization)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Mozambique: Patent applications by residents
For that indicator, The World Intellectual Property Organization provides data for Mozambique from 1999 to 2018. The average value for Mozambique during that period was 14 patent applications with a minimum of 1 patent applications in 2006 and a maximum of 34 patent applications in 2018.
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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.