World Intellectual Property Organization

Statistical Country Profiles

Suriname

Population (Million): 0.53 (2012) (Rank = 164)

Gross Domestic Product (Billion US$)(Constant 2005 US$ (PPP)): 4.08 (2012) (Rank = 145)

IP Filings (Resident + Abroad, Including Regional) and Economy
Year Patent Trademark Industrial Design GDP (Constant 2005 US$)
1998       2.34
1999       2.32
2000       2.32
2001   97   2.42
2002   51   2.53
2003   72   2.68
2004   65   2.93
2005   133   3.06
2006   160   3.18
2007   127   3.34
2008   149   3.48
2009   304   3.58
2010   665   3.73
2011   242   3.91
2012       4.08
Patent Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
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2003         1 135
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2010         1 140
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Patent Applications by Top Fields of Technology (1998 - 2012)
Field of Technology Share
Chemical engineering 40.00
Organic fine chemistry 20.00
Transport 20.00
Furniture, games 20.00
Patent Grants
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
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2003         1 117
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2008         4 99
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Utility Model Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
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Trademark Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998            
1999            
2000            
2001 97 103 437 120    
2002 51 110 397 122    
2003 46 110 377 117 26 124
2004 64 109 425 117 1 145
2005 131 106 430 120 2 145
2006 108 107 561 118 52 124
2007 119 104 451 122 8 148
2008 91 95 381 116 58 123
2009 215 85 388 114 89 114
2010 154 91 429 117 511 89
2011 200 87 480 116 42 154
2012         214 117
Trademark Registrations
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998            
1999            
2000            
2001            
2002            
2003         35 113
2004            
2005         1 133
2006 49 91 525 101    
2007 50 86 539 105 7 140
2008 23 85 242 107 21 136
2009 54 80 180 107 53 121
2010 97 84 402 110 355 94
2011 26 89 279 113 206 105
2012         87 121
Industrial Design Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998     395 49    
1999     319 48    
2000     395 48    
2001     368 51    
2002     317 53 1 76
2003     128 60    
2004     55 72    
2005     55 71    
2006     33 75    
2007     27 83    
2008     44 74    
2009     24 85    
2010     15 90    
2011     28 81    
2012     22 92    
Industrial Design Registrations
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998     395 42    
1999     319 44    
2000     395 45    
2001     368 46    
2002     317 49    
2003     128 54    
2004     55 65    
2005     55 68    
2006     33 73    
2007     27 75    
2008     44 68    
2009     24 72    
2010     15 88    
2011     28 76    
2012     22 86    
International Applications via WIPO Administered Treaties
Year PCT System Rank Madrid System Rank Hague System Rank
1998            
1999 1 74        
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PCT National Phase Entry (Direct and via Regional Office)
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
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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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