Sudan: Patent applications by residents

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 Sudan

Patent applications by residents

 Latest value 153
 Year 2020
 Measure patent applications
 Data availability 1983 - 2020
 Average 145
 Min - Max 1 - 349
 Source The World Intellectual Property Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Sudan from 1983 to 2020. The average value for Sudan during that period was 145 patent applications with a minimum of 1 patent applications in 2001 and a maximum of 349 patent applications in 2018. The latest value from 2020 is 153 patent applications. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 118 countries is 18880 patent applications. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Sudan - Patent applications by residents - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sudan - Patent applications by residents - historical chart - 1983-2020




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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 Innovation index 15.00 2015 points
 Research and development expenditure 0.22 2005 percent
 Information technology exports 0.01 2018 percent
 High tech exports 0.87 2018 million U.S. dollars
 Patent applications by residents 153 2020 patent applications
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