(measure: patent applications; Source: The World Intellectual Property Organization)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Russia: Patent applications by residents
For that indicator, The World Intellectual Property Organization provides data for Russia from 1992 to 2017. The average value for Russia during that period was 24770 patent applications with a minimum of 15106 patent applications in 1997 and a maximum of 39494 patent applications in 1992.
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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.