World Intellectual Property Organization

Statistical Country Profiles

Madagascar

Population (Million): 22.29 (2012) (Rank = 53)

Gross Domestic Product (Billion US$)(Constant 2005 US$ (PPP)): 18.8 (2012) (Rank = 116)

IP Filings (Resident + Abroad, Including Regional) and Economy
Year Patent Trademark Industrial Design GDP (Constant 2005 US$)
1998 18 130 277 12.66
1999 10 174 186 13.25
2000 9 227 131 13.88
2001   239 165 14.72
2002 4 163 124 12.85
2003 3 500 212 14.11
2004 16 414 182 14.85
2005 7 442 283 15.54
2006 4 446 484 16.32
2007 10 523 542 17.34
2008 16 629 298 18.57
2009 2 580 332 17.81
2010 9 623 279 17.90
2011 5 651 307 18.23
2012 5 750 297 18.80
Patent Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998 14 82 30 79 4 73
1999 10 85 37 83    
2000 7 89 48 87 2 89
2001     38 89    
2002 4 94 25 88    
2003 3 96 20 87    
2004 16 85 22 90    
2005 7 92 35 86    
2006 4 92 40 83    
2007 9 88 67 75 1 135
2008 14 83 63 77 2 123
2009 1 87 43 71 1 134
2010 9 88 34 76    
2011 3 99 58 72 2 145
2012 4 93 40 73 1 155
Patent Applications by Top Fields of Technology (1998 - 2012)
Field of Technology Share
Biotechnology 16.00
Pharmaceuticals 16.00
Organic fine chemistry 8.00
Basic materials chemistry 8.00
Handling 8.00
Engines, pumps, turbines 8.00
Thermal processes and apparatus 8.00
Civil engineering 8.00
Telecommunications 4.00
Computer technology 4.00
Others 12.00
Patent Grants
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998 11 70 32 69    
1999 6 76 29 77    
2000            
2001 3 80 48 67    
2002 4 80 11 85    
2003 4 79 44 69 6 81
2004 2 77 24 71    
2005 9 72 23 72    
2006 7 79 21 77    
2007 2 79 23 71 1 104
2008 6 78 28 75    
2009 2 77 25 65    
2010 5 76 50 63    
2011 5 81 36 72    
2012 3 80 41 69 1 125
Patents in Force
Year Patents in Force Rank
2004 217 54
2005 249 48
2006 255 45
2007    
2008 333 61
2009 343 51
2010 387 62
2011 417 66
2012 439 62
Utility Model Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
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2011         1 79
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Trademark Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998 130 93 290 112    
1999 174 91 336 115    
2000 227 92 408 118    
2001 236 93 336 122 3 108
2002 162 101 293 125 1 136
2003 497 78 334 118 3 154
2004 411 85 321 120 3 137
2005 439 85 419 121 3 137
2006 446 88 432 121    
2007 494 87 400 123 29 135
2008 514 82 804 111 115 110
2009 571 75 1,034 95 9 153
2010 610 82 1,162 99 13 158
2011 621 76 1,248 97 30 165
2012 739 73 1,291 94 11 176
Trademark Registrations
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998 290 66 671 93    
1999 71 84 198 110    
2000 40 82 80 111    
2001 228 72 472 104 1 95
2002 346 58 539 102    
2003 159 80 306 105 1 148
2004 340 66 237 106 1 134
2005 559 64 409 107    
2006 432 68 419 102    
2007 443 67 412 111 9 135
2008 588 66 840 101 40 127
2009 571 64 1,024 88 63 117
2010 614 71 1,030 92 18 150
2011 459 75 1,170 94 28 144
2012 739 67 1,277 91 8 162
Industrial Design Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998 277 38 2 95    
1999 186 40 4 88    
2000 131 50 1 94    
2001 165 47        
2002 124 50        
2003 212 41 11 87    
2004 182 47 5 95    
2005 283 43 73 68    
2006 484 33 8 95    
2007 514 31 17 90 28 77
2008 298 45 6 101    
2009 332 42        
2010 279 42 7 102    
2011 307 41 2 107    
2012 297 44 6 103    
Industrial Design Registrations
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998 126 37        
1999 177 34 7 77    
2000 159 36 1 91    
2001 155 39 2 96    
2002 156 41        
2003 157 41        
2004 180 41 10 85    
2005 251 40 29 75    
2006 334 37 37 69    
2007 397 34 4 96    
2008 378 37 14 88    
2009 330 34 6 95    
2010 312 37 1 101    
2011 265 42 6 101    
2012 289 41 6 100    
International Applications via WIPO Administered Treaties
Year PCT System Rank Madrid System Rank Hague System Rank
1998            
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2004 1 96        
2005 1 97        
2006            
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2008 1 105 2 77    
2009     4 70    
2010            
2011 2 97 1 89    
2012     3 80    
PCT National Phase Entry (Direct and via Regional Office)
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998     30 38 4 55
1999     34 43    
2000     48 42 2 71
2001     37 46    
2002     25 48    
2003     19 49    
2004     20 58    
2005     35 53    
2006     39 47    
2007     67 39    
2008     61 39    
2009     36 43    
2010     32 52    
2011     52 47    
2012     38 51    
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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