World Intellectual Property Indicators

WIPO's World Intellectual Property Indicators provides a wide range of indicators covering the following areas of intellectual property: patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms and plant variety protection.

It draws on data from national and regional IP offices, WIPO and the World Bank.

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World Intellectual Property Indicators - 2017

Publication year: 2017

An authoritative annual survey of IP activity around the globe. As well as filing, registration and maintenance of patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms and plant variety protection, the 2017 edition also covers geographical indications for the first time, making it even more comprehensive. A special section on the operational performance of patent offices takes an in-depth look at application processing times, examination capacity and examination outcomes.

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WIPO/PUB/941/2016/EN

World Intellectual Property Indicators - 2016

Publication year: 2016

A comprehensive picture of IP activity around the world based on statistics from national and regional IP offices, WIPO and the World Bank. Covers filing, registration and renewals data for patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms and plant variety protection. Also includes an analysis of participation by women inventors in international patenting.

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World Intellectual Property Indicators - 2015

Publication year: 2015

This annual publication provides a wide range of indicators covering the following areas of intellectual property: patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms and plant variety protection. It draws on data from national and regional IP offices, WIPO and the World Bank.

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WIPO/PUB/941/2014/EN

World Intellectual Property Indicators - 2014

Publication year: 2014

This annual publication provides a wide range of indicators covering the following areas of intellectual property: patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms and plant variety protection. It draws on data from national and regional IP offices, WIPO and the World Bank.

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World Intellectual Property Indicators - 2013

Publication year: 2013

WIPO's World Intellectual Property Indicators 2013 provides a wide range of indicators covering the following areas of intellectual property: patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms and plant varieties protection. It draws on data from national and regional IP offices, WIPO, the World Bank and UNESCO.

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World Intellectual Property Indicators - 2012

Publication year: 2012

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

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World Intellectual Property Indicators - 2011

Publication year: 2011

This annual publication provides a wide range of indicators covering the following areas of intellectual property: patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms and plant variety protection. It draws on data from national and regional IP offices, WIPO and the World Bank.

Find out more: Press release

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World Intellectual Property Indicators - 2010

Publication year: 2010

This annual publication provides a wide range of indicators covering the following areas of intellectual property: patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms and plant variety protection. It draws on data from national and regional IP offices, WIPO and the World Bank.

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World Intellectual Property Indicators - 2009

Publication year: 2009

This report provides a wide range of indicators covering patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms and plant varieties protection. It draws on data from national and regional IP offices, the World Intellectual Property Organization, the World Bank and UNESCO.