Statistical Country Profiles

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

Population (Million): 31.98 (2017)

Gross Domestic Product (Billion US$)(Constant 2011 US$ (PPP)): 514.71 (2014)

 

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

Year

Patent

Trademark

Industrial Design

GDP (Constant 2011 US$)

2008

94

17,208

 

503.65

2009

116

14,413

 

487.53

2010

146

14,722

 

480.27

2011

118

15,925

 

500.33

2012

161

17,713

 

528.47

2013

123

15,841

 

535.57

2014

117

14,743

 

514.71

2015

134

14,816

 

 

2016

79

17,478

 

 

2017

112

19,272

 

 

 

Patent

Patent Applications

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

51

2,325

43

2009

60

2,051

56

2010

70

1,773

76

2011

61

1,564

57

2012

65

1,461

96

2013

74

1,389

49

2014

55

1,377

62

2015

47

928

87

2016

35

560

44

2017

96

338

16

Patent Grants

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

 

 

34

2009

 

 

19

2010

 

 

26

2011

 

 

35

2012

 

 

45

2013

 

 

36

2014

 

 

50

2015

 

 

49

2016

 

 

20

2017

 

 

19

Patents in Force

Year

Patent in force

2008

 

2009

 

2010

 

2011

 

2012

 

2013

 

2014

 

2015

 

2016

 

2017

 

Utility Model Applications

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

23

15

3

2009

 

 

1

2010

 

 

2

2011

 

 

2

2012

 

 

2

2013

 

 

4

2014

 

 

3

2015

 

 

3

2016

 

 

 

2017

 

 

3

 

Trademark

Number of Classes Specified in Trademark Applications

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

16,103

8,943

1,105

2009

13,727

7,977

686

2010

13,338

8,010

1,384

2011

14,894

9,328

1,031

2012

16,428

10,590

1,285

2013

15,029

9,688

812

2014

13,275

7,480

1,468

2015

12,945

6,601

1,871

2016

16,463

5,160

1,015

2017

18,414

4,025

858

Number of Classes Specified in Trademark Registrations

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

4,435

3,558

1,172

2009

11,285

10,258

952

2010

4,721

4,081

1,240

2011

4,883

4,798

852

2012

7,789

8,746

961

2013

10,006

11,203

948

2014

6,280

7,005

1,199

2015

3,799

3,649

1,644

2016

6,426

4,933

1,056

2017

8,903

5,239

786

 

Industrial Design

Number of Designs in Industrial Design Applications

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

 

 

83

2009

 

 

6

2010

 

 

2

2011

 

 

16

2012

 

 

72

2013

 

 

34

2014

 

 

38

2015

 

 

14

2016

 

 

122

2017

 

 

 

Number of Designs in Industrial Design Registrations

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

 

 

83

2009

 

 

3

2010

 

 

6

2011

 

 

2

2012

 

 

43

2013

 

 

65

2014

 

 

59

2015

 

 

9

2016

 

 

122

2017

 

 

4

 

International Applications via WIPO Administered Treaties

Applications Under the WIPO Systems

Year

PCT

Madrid

Hague

2008

3

 

 

2009

1

 

 

2010

1

 

 

2011

2

1

 

2012

8

 

 

2013

1

 

 

2014

1

 

 

2015

 

 

 

2016

1

2

 

2017

2

 

 

PCT National Phase Entry (Direct and via Regional Office)

Year

Resident

Non-Resident

Abroad

2008

 

 

2

2009

 

 

16

2010

 

 

2

2011

 

 

4

2012

 

 

16

2013

 

 

4

2014

 

 

12

2015

 

 

46

2016

 

 

7

2017

 

 

3

 

PCT Top Applicants

PCT Applicant

2015

2016

2017

 

Madrid Top Applicants

Madrid Applicant

2015

2016

2017

 

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.
• 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.