World Intellectual Property Organization

Statistics on Patents

WIPO cooperates with intellectual property (IP) offices from all over the world to provide you with up-to-date IP statistics.

Statistical Data

The WIPO IP Statistics Data Center is the on-line service enabling access to WIPO's statistical data.

The WIPO Statistical Country Profiles provide IP information for around 190 countries.

The zip file provides IP statistics prior to 1980.

Statistical Publications

World Intellectual Property Indicators, 2012 edition

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The 2012 edition of WIPO's World Intellectual Property Indicators provides a wide range of indicators covering 2011 statistics for the following areas of intellectual property: patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms and plant varieties. It draws on data from national and regional IP offices, WIPO, the World Bank and UNESCO.

Authors: Economics and Statistics Division, WIPO
Publication date: December 2012
Number of pages: 186
Languages: English
WIPO Publication n°: 941

WIPO IP Facts and Figures, 2012 edition

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The WIPO IP Facts and Figures provides an overview of intellectual property (IP) activity based on 2010 data drawn from national and regional IP offices and WIPO-administered filing and registration systems. This publication covers four types of IP, namely patents, utility models, trademarks and industrial designs and serves as a quick reference guide for statistics.

Authors: Economics and Statistics Division, WIPO
Publication date: July 2012
Number of pages: 42
Languages: English, French, Spanish
WIPO Publication : 943

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