Statistical Country Profiles

Slovenia

Population (Million): 2.07 (2017)

Gross Domestic Product (Billion US$)(Constant 2011 US$ (PPP)): 64.90 (2017)

 

IP Filings (Resident + Abroad, Including Regional) and Economy

Year

Patent

Trademark

Industrial Design

GDP (Constant 2011 US$)

2008

981

46,326

3,254

62.94

2009

920

27,783

3,211

58.03

2010

1,043

33,246

4,246

58.75

2011

1,133

 

6,301

59.13

2012

 

 

 

57.55

2013

 

 

 

56.90

2014

 

 

 

58.60

2015

 

 

 

59.92

2016

 

 

 

61.81

2017

 

 

 

64.90

 

Patent

Patent Applications

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

430

6

551

2009

492

12

428

2010

577

11

466

2011

601

11

532

2012

 

 

388

2013

 

 

401

2014

 

 

385

2015

 

 

344

2016

 

 

396

2017

 

 

276

Patent Grants

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

228

12

151

2009

267

7

218

2010

274

9

283

2011

350

10

252

2012

 

 

194

2013

 

 

197

2014

 

 

223

2015

 

 

233

2016

 

 

331

2017

 

 

266

Patents in Force

Year

Patent in force

2008

1,570

2009

1,542

2010

1,485

2011

 

2012

 

2013

 

2014

 

2015

 

2016

 

2017

 

Utility Model Applications

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

16

4

9

2009

14

1

11

2010

9

3

8

2011

 

 

7

2012

 

 

4

2013

 

 

14

2014

 

 

3

2015

 

 

3

2016

 

 

4

2017

 

 

9

 

Trademark

Number of Classes Specified in Trademark Applications

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

8,157

8,418

38,169

2009

5,859

5,524

21,924

2010

6,386

5,134

26,860

2011

 

 

20,136

2012

 

 

23,142

2013

 

 

26,779

2014

 

 

35,155

2015

 

 

30,663

2016

 

 

31,392

2017

 

 

32,877

Number of Classes Specified in Trademark Registrations

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

5,676

9,529

24,138

2009

5,819

7,208

33,249

2010

5,296

5,301

28,679

2011

 

 

22,221

2012

 

 

22,610

2013

 

 

19,035

2014

 

 

29,185

2015

 

 

30,068

2016

 

 

27,343

2017

 

 

27,702

 

Industrial Design

Number of Designs in Industrial Design Applications

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

235

581

3,019

2009

198

294

3,013

2010

278

438

3,968

2011

377

425

5,924

2012

 

 

5,637

2013

 

 

5,276

2014

 

 

4,953

2015

 

 

5,175

2016

 

 

5,912

2017

 

 

6,472

Number of Designs in Industrial Design Registrations

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

176

580

2,967

2009

147

306

2,588

2010

220

436

3,525

2011

306

420

5,439

2012

 

 

5,697

2013

 

 

4,172

2014

 

 

3,224

2015

 

 

5,708

2016

 

 

5,726

2017

 

 

6,298

 

International Applications via WIPO Administered Treaties

Applications Under the WIPO Systems

Year

PCT

Madrid

Hague

2008

108

361

6

2009

137

219

7

2010

125

253

11

2011

127

209

15

2012

114

197

14

2013

124

152

17

2014

156

188

8

2015

84

176

23

2016

69

169

25

2017

99

208

29

PCT National Phase Entry (Direct and via Regional Office)

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

 

 

402

2009

 

1

281

2010

 

 

342

2011

 

 

423

2012

 

 

267

2013

 

 

253

2014

 

 

197

2015

 

 

229

2016

 

 

260

2017

 

 

122

 

PCT Top Applicants

PCT Applicant

2015

2016

2017

GORENJE GOSPODINJSKI APARATI, D.D.

1

3

4

TITUS D.O.O. DEKANI

 

 

4

KRKA, D.D., NOVO MESTO

2

5

3

LEK PHARMACEUTICALS D.D.

15

7

3

AKRAPOVIC D.D.

 

 

2

HELLA LUX SLOVENIJA, PROIZVODNJA SVETLOBNE OPREME ZA MOTORNA IN DRUGA VOZILA, D.O.O.

2

 

2

UNIVERSITY OF MARIBOR

1

1

2

3 INVEST D.O.O.

 

 

1

ABIES LABS D.O.O.

 

 

1

ACIES BIO D.O.O.

2

1

1

 

Madrid Top Applicants

Madrid Applicant

2015

2016

2017

KRKA, TOVARNA ZDRAVIL, D.D., NOVO MESTO

54

34

73

PIVOVARNA UNION, D.D. LJUBLJANA

1

9

12

ICO HUB D.O.O.

 

 

8

POSTA SLOVENIJE D.O.O.

 

 

8

PETROL, SLOVENSKA ENERGETSKA DRUZBA D.D., LJUBLJANA

1

 

5

KEMA D.O.O.

 

3

4

AGROPROAGRO, TRGOVINA, ZASTOPANJE IN SVETOVANJE, D.O.O.

 

 

3

BIODOM 27 D.O.O., PROIZVODNJA, TRGOVINA IN STORITVE

 

 

3

DOM-TITAN D.D.

 

 

3

FRUCTAL ZIVILSKA INDUSTRIJA D.O.O.

2

2

3

 

Source: WIPO statistics database. Last updated: 12/2018

• The statistics are based on data collected from IP offices or extracted from WIPO's operational databases. 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 European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) 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.
• Slovenia is a member of the European Patent Convention from 2003. Patent filings by residents of this country at the European Patent Office (EPO) are considered both resident and abroad filings via regional office.
• Slovenia is a member of the European Union. Trademark and industrial design filings by residents of this country at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) are considered both resident and abroad filings via regional office.
• Application class count: The number of classes specified in a trademark application. In the international trademark system and at certain national and regional offices, an applicant can file a trademark application that specifies one or more of the 45 goods and services classes of the Nice Classification. Offices use a single- or multi-class filing system. For example, the offices of Japan, the Republic of Korea and the United States of America (US) as well as many European IP offices have multi-class filing systems. The offices of Brazil, Malaysia and Mexico follow a single-class filing system, requiring a separate application for each class in which an applicant seeks trademark protection. To capture the differences in application numbers across offices, it is useful to compare their respective application and registration class counts.
• Application design count: The number of designs contained in an industrial design application. Under the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs, it is possible for an applicant to obtain protection for up to 100 industrial designs for products belonging to one and the same class by filing a single application. Some national or regional IP offices allow applications to contain more than one design for the same product or within the same class, while others allow only one design per application. In order to capture the differences in application numbers across offices, it is useful to compare their respective application and registration design counts.
• Contact information: Economics and Statistics Division, WIPO. Tel.: +41-22-338-91-11, email: Ipstats.mail@wipo.int.