World Intellectual Property Organization

Statistical Country Profiles

Turkey

Population (Million): 74 (2012) (Rank = 18)

Gross Domestic Product (Billion US$)(Constant 2005 US$ (PPP)): 1016.51 (2012) (Rank = 16)

IP Filings (Resident + Abroad, Including Regional) and Economy
Year Patent Trademark Industrial Design GDP (Constant 2005 US$)
1998 239 17,252 1,917 606.03
1999 332 20,332 1,773 585.64
2000 366 25,127 2,260 625.31
2001 442 24,125 2,644 589.68
2002 550 35,799 3,651 626.03
2003 656 39,763 4,552 658.99
2004 966 47,900 5,827 720.69
2005 1,242 63,491 6,566 781.24
2006 1,642 71,982 6,998 835.10
2007 2,397 73,896 8,486 874.09
2008 3,038 79,378 9,570 879.84
2009 3,319 74,054 8,788 837.38
2010 4,211 90,670 10,462 914.06
2011 5,283 126,068 11,793 994.25
2012 5,999 120,286 11,489 1016.51
Patent Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998 207 48 2,276 28 32 42
1999 276 42 2,744 28 56 44
2000 277 45 3,156 28 89 36
2001 358 45 2,875 28 84 36
2002 444 41 1,424 30 106 37
2003 535 39 348 54 121 48
2004 748 36 235 59 218 42
2005 996 34 218 62 246 40
2006 1,216 29 160 67 426 37
2007 1,953 25 211 57 444 38
2008 2,414 24 176 65 624 35
2009 2,746 22 177 53 573 35
2010 3,464 20 177 56 747 34
2011 4,258 18 228 56 1,025 30
2012 4,833 15 232 52 1,166 30
Patent Applications by Top Fields of Technology (1998 - 2012)
Field of Technology Share
Other consumer goods 12.24
Furniture, games 7.90
Pharmaceuticals 6.35
Civil engineering 6.13
Thermal processes and apparatus 5.84
Transport 5.20
Medical technology 4.73
Other special machines 4.45
Electrical machinery, apparatus, energy 4.39
Engines, pumps, turbines 3.76
Others 39.01
Patent Grants
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998 31 61 764 28 4 41
1999 28 64 1,097 25 12 43
2000 23 61 1,124 24 45 35
2001 58 53 2,070 16 37 36
2002 77 47 1,722 18 53 36
2003 100 48 1,093 26 75 46
2004 88 44 911 22 109 35
2005 108 47 735 27 104 37
2006 138 45 552 34 109 40
2007 335 34 332 35 142 38
2008 348 31 250 46 161 38
2009 465 30 242 43 205 40
2010 89 55     298 36
2011 865 24 123 52 362 35
2012 1,057 22 81 57 318 38
Patents in Force
Year Patents in Force Rank
2004    
2005    
2006    
2007 9,015 27
2008 9,391 27
2009 7,469 33
2010    
2011 7,565 35
2012 7,531 34
Utility Model Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998 280 19 18 22 2 34
1999 308 17 10 28 4 34
2000 444 16 16 28 7 33
2001 624 13 16 21 7 32
2002         8 36
2003 1,196 9 16 23 15 34
2004         5 39
2005         25 26
2006         40 23
2007 2,968 7 43 18 44 22
2008 2,955 8 37 23 76 18
2009 2,841 8 41 21 51 20
2010 2,994 7 39 23 63 22
2011 3,210 7 70 16 78 21
2012 3,725 7 63 18 66 24
Trademark Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998 14,632 16 5,158 52 2,620 30
1999 18,277 16 6,345 41 2,055 33
2000 21,188 17 8,344 40 3,939 28
2001 20,289 17 8,628 35 3,836 31
2002 28,534 13 7,711 34 7,265 19
2003 30,507 13 8,070 33 9,256 17
2004 38,524 11 8,671 28 9,376 23
2005 48,981 11 11,716 21 14,510 20
2006 54,788 11 12,512 20 17,194 21
2007 58,713 10 13,321 18 15,183 25
2008 60,597 9 14,088 14 18,781 24
2009 59,819 9 11,647 15 14,235 26
2010 73,143 9 12,323 19 17,527 25
2011 103,748 6 14,006 17 22,320 26
2012 97,304 6 14,395 17 22,982 26
Trademark Registrations
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998 6,676 17 3,241 63 2,282 26
1999 12,355 10 8,290 28 3,146 19
2000 10,668 13 8,401 31 3,641 17
2001 10,150 13 8,047 30 3,085 19
2002 13,502 13 7,396 32 6,138 16
2003 14,542 12 7,083 29 7,646 18
2004 18,931 10 7,806 24 7,024 22
2005 26,963 8 9,904 15 11,885 20
2006 34,543 7 11,085 16 14,731 19
2007 40,757 8 12,123 16 13,955 22
2008 35,543 10 12,458 16 16,841 23
2009 41,360 9 11,322 15 13,328 26
2010 1 88 7,554 24 15,644 25
2011 35,815 11 11,510 17 19,399 25
2012 52,405 7 12,579 16 17,341 26
Industrial Design Applications
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998 1,828 12 219 57 89 27
1999 1,697 13 243 55 76 30
2000 2,194 12 262 58 66 31
2001 2,549 12 276 56 95 29
2002 3,611 8 272 57 40 35
2003 3,976 9 285 48 576 24
2004 4,520 8 372 46 1,307 24
2005 4,931 7 620 26 1,635 24
2006 5,538 7 801 23 1,460 25
2007 6,001 6 863 21 2,485 24
2008 6,080 6 1,162 16 3,490 22
2009 5,942 7 1,143 13 2,846 23
2010 6,582 6 1,338 15 3,880 23
2011 7,532 6 1,475 13 4,261 23
2012 7,870 6 1,656 13 3,619 24
Industrial Design Registrations
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998 722 17 80 57 41 33
1999 563 22 133 53 51 33
2000 489 24 111 58 48 32
2001 2,446 7 295 52 55 35
2002 2,778 7 261 52 27 35
2003 3,184 7 249 48 419 23
2004 4,390 6 360 43 1,001 25
2005 4,721 6 640 22 1,811 24
2006 5,589 6 796 19 1,505 25
2007 5,817 6 873 19 2,027 25
2008 5,706 6 1,182 15 3,179 22
2009 5,265 6 1,191 12 1,719 25
2010 6,375 6 1,414 11 2,080 26
2011 6,960 6 1,443 12 4,139 23
2012 7,280 6 1,590 13 3,506 24
International Applications via WIPO Administered Treaties
Year PCT System Rank Madrid System Rank Hague System Rank
1998 34 35        
1999 56 31        
2000 72 34 165 19    
2001 76 34 203 20    
2002 85 33 458 11    
2003 112 33 442 13    
2004 116 32 594 15    
2005 174 29 784 14 11 8
2006 269 28 732 14 27 6
2007 359 29 716 15 21 7
2008 392 26 893 15 39 8
2009 389 26 795 14 59 7
2010 480 25 862 14 106 7
2011 539 25 980 13 86 7
2012 535 25 1,193 11 72 7
PCT Top Applicants (Publication Year = 2012)
Applicant Publication Rank
ARCELIK ANONIM SIRKETI 121 150
DEVA HOLDING ANONIM SIRKETI 12 1540
ECZACIBASI YAPI GERECLERI SANAYI VE TICARET A.S. 5 3329
KOC UNIVERSITESI 5 3329
VESTEL BEYAZ ESYA SANAYI VE TICARET A.S. 5 3329
ABDI IBRAHIM ILAC SANAYI VE TICARET ANONIM SIRKETI 4 4061
COSKUNOZ HOLDING ANONIM SIRKETI 4 4061
NORTEL NETWORKS NETAS TELEKOMUNIKASYON ANONIM SIRKETI 4 4061
AK KIMYA ITHALAT-IHRACAT VE SANAYII ANONIM SIRKETI 3 5220
AKKAYA MAKINA ELEKTRONIK IMALAT SAN. VE TIC. LTD. STI. 3 5220
PCT National Phase Entry (Direct and via Regional Office)
Year Resident Rank Non-Resident Rank Abroad Rank
1998 6 23 1,680 17 8 45
1999 11 22 2,220 17 18 41
2000 19 23 2,714 19 56 34
2001 58 19 2,756 20 40 36
2002 45 20 1,335 23 49 37
2003 68 22 305 30 51 41
2004 97 23 167 39 145 36
2005 77 26 143 38 168 35
2006 170 22 89 38 279 32
2007 146 23 139 31 291 34
2008 190 24 108 33 403 33
2009 189 24 109 30 416 32
2010 209 24 100 38 474 32
2011 245 23 112 41 701 30
2012 318 21 154 38 827 28
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.
Turkey is a member of the European Patent Convention from 2001. Patent filings by residents of this country at the European Patent Office (EPO) are considered both resident and abroad filings via regional office. Due to lack of information on designation, filings by other nationals at the EPO are not counted as non-resident filings for Turkey.
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