(measure: patent applications; Source: The World Intellectual Property Organization)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Slovakia: Patent applications by residents
, 1993 - 2019:
For that indicator, we provide data for Slovakia from 1993 to 2019. The average value for Slovakia during that period was 215 patent applications with a minimum of 155 patent applications in 2005 and a maximum of 282 patent applications in 1993.
The latest value from 2019 is 206 patent applications. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 107
countries is 20787 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.