World Intellectual Property Organization

Statistical country Profiles

Antigua and Barbuda

Population (Million): 0.09 (2012) (Rank = 185)

Gross Domestic Product (Billion US$)(Constant 2005 US$ (PPP)): 1.53 (2012) (Rank = 159)

IP Filings (Resident + Abroad, Including Regional) and Economy
Year Patent Trademark Industrial Design GDP (Constant 2005 US$)
1998       1.17
1999       1.22
2000       1.29
2001       1.25
2002       1.29
2003       1.37
2004       1.44
2005       1.52
2006       1.72
2007       1.89
2008       1.89
2009       1.66
2010       1.54
2011       1.50
2012       1.53
Patent Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998            
1999            
2000            
2001            
2002            
2003         1 135
2004         1 134
2005         2 126
2006         5 95
2007         2 122
2008         11 102
2009         1 134
2010         10 104
2011         10 119
2012         4 135
Patent Applications by Top Fields of Technology (1998 - 2012)
Field of Technology Share
Electrical machinery, apparatus, energy 37.33
Medical technology 12.00
IT methods for management 9.33
Control 8.00
Measurement 5.33
Furniture, games 5.33
Biotechnology 4.00
Pharmaceuticals 4.00
Telecommunications 2.67
Computer technology 2.67
Others 9.34
Patent Grants
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998            
1999            
2000            
2001            
2002            
2003            
2004            
2005            
2006         1 98
2007            
2008         1 120
2009         2 108
2010         2 112
2011         2 110
2012         4 103
Utility Model Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998            
1999            
2000            
2001            
2002            
2003            
2004            
2005         1 60
2006            
2007            
2008            
2009            
2010            
2011            
2012            
Trademark Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998            
1999            
2000     525 115 4 88
2001     892 110 88 72
2002     745 112 136 78
2003     712 106 73 106
2004     847 105 10 121
2005     1,009 110 13 121
2006     994 107 732 70
2007     1,031 107 91 114
2008     1,028 103 155 107
2009     716 103 219 96
2010     685 108 256 106
2011     729 108 58 146
2012     675 107 153 124
Trademark Registrations
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998            
1999            
2000     525 102    
2001     892 94 4 79
2002     745 97 6 100
2003     712 90 60 102
2004     847 91 4 119
2005     1,009 96 14 109
2006     994 94 375 86
2007     1,031 93 440 80
2008     1,028 93 354 90
2009     716 96 199 99
2010     633 104 170 104
2011     614 108 115 121
2012     512 109 175 106
Industrial Design Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998         1 50
1999            
2000            
2001         9 59
2002            
2003            
2004            
2005         25 85
2006            
2007         4 92
2008         1 102
2009         2 92
2010         31 76
2011         54 79
2012            
Industrial Design Registrations
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998            
1999            
2000            
2001         9 60
2002            
2003            
2004            
2005         25 78
2006            
2007            
2008         2 98
2009         2 94
2010         5 90
2011         54 67
2012         2 98
International Applications via WIPO Administered Treaties
Year PCT System Rank Madrid System Rank Hague System Rank
1998            
1999            
2000            
2001 1 83        
2002            
2003 1 103        
2004 1 96        
2005 2 88        
2006 1 101        
2007            
2008         1 33
2009 5 81        
2010 1 105     2 35
2011 1 110 1 89    
2012            
PCT National Phase Entry (Direct and via Regional Office)
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998            
1999            
2000            
2001            
2002            
2003            
2004            
2005            
2006         3 80
2007         1 107
2008         5 87
2009            
2010         7 90
2011         6 88
2012         1 118
Source: WIPO statistics database. Last updated : 03/2014
The statistics are based on data collected from IP offices or extracted from the PATSTAT database (for statistics by field of technology). Data might be missing for some years and offices or may be incomplete for some origins. The data relating to population and gross domestic product (GDP) are from the UN Statistics Division and the World Bank.
A resident filing refers to an application filed in the country by its own resident; whereas a non-resident filing refers to the one filed by a foreign applicant. An abroad filing refers to an application filed by this country's resident at a foreign office.
Where an office provides total filings without breaking them down into resident and non-resident filings, WIPO divides the total count using the historical share of resident filings at that office.
IP filings and Economy lists patent, trademark and industrial design filings worldwide by applicants from this country (resident + abroad).
One filing at the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO), the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI), the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP) or the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) is treated as equavalent of multiple abroad filings at each member state; whereas one filing at the European Patent Office (EPO) or the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) is counted as one abroad filing due to lack of information on designation.
Contact information: Economics and Statistics Division, WIPO. Tel.: +41-22-338-91-11, email: Ipstats.mail@wipo.int.

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