World Intellectual Property Indicators 2012 - Tables and Figures

Overview of IP activity

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Table 1 Overview of total (resident plus applications abroad) IP activity by origin, 2011
Table 2 Overview of resident IP activity by origin, 2011

Special section: The rise of design for innovation and IP

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The broad design concept and different forms of intellectual property rights

 
Figure 2 Industrial design applications for selected offices
Figure 3 Comparison of non-resident shares in total applications for industrial designs and patents (%), 2011
Figure 4

 Trend in industrial design applications (application count) for selected offices, 1965-2011

Figure 5 Applications abroad (application count with no regional multiplier) for selected origins, 2001-11
Figure 6 Applications abroad as a percentage of resident applications (application count with no regional multiplier) for selected origins, 2011 (%)
Figure 7 Resident application design count to resident patent application ratios for selected origins, 2011
Table 1 Knowledge investment and different forms of intellectual property rights
Table 2 Shares of global IP applications by income group
Table 3  Number of designs contained in applications (design counts) by office, 2011
Table 4 Number of industrial design applications (application counts) by office, 2011
Table 5 Top 10 industrial design applicants for selected offices, 2011

Section A: Patents, utility models and microorganisms

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A.1.1.1 Trend in total patent applications
A.1.1.2 Contribution of offices to growth in patent applications worldwide
A.1.1.3 Resident and non-resident patent applicants worldwide
A.1.2.1 Trend in total patent grants
A.1.2.2 Contribution of offices to growth in patents granted worldwide
A.2.1.1 Trend in patent applications at the top five offices
A.2.1.2 Trend in patent applications for selected offices
A.2.1.3 Trend in patent grants at the top five offices
A.2.1.4 Contribution of resident and non-resident applications to total growth for the top 20 offices, 2010-11
A.2.1.5 Patent applications for offices of selected middle- and low-income countries, 2011
A.2.1.6 Contribution of resident and non-resident applications to total growth for offices of selected middle- and low-income countries, 2010-11
A.2.1.7 Patent applications and GDP share by income group
A.2.1.8 Resident and non-resident patent applications worldwide by income
A.2.2.1  Patent grants at the top 20 offices, 2011
A.2.2.2 Contribution of resident and non-resident patent grants for the top 20 offices, 2010-11
A.2.2.3 Patent grants for offices of selected middle- and low-income countries, 2011
A.3.1.1 Equivalent patent applications for the top 20 origins, 2011
A.3.1.2 Equivalent patent grants for the top 20 origins, 2011
A.3.2.1 Applications abroad for the top origins 
A.3.3.1 Number of patent applications by origin and office: selected origins and offices, 2011
A.3.3.2 Distribution of patent applications by origin and office: selected origins and offices, 2011
A.4.1.1 Trend in total patent families
A.4.1.2 Domestic and foreign-oriented patent families for the top origins, 2005-2009 
A.4.2.2 Foreign-oriented patent families by selected offices and origins, 2005-2009
A.5.1.1 Trend in PCT applications
A.5.1.2 PCT applications by the top 20 origins, 2011
A.5.1.3 Country share in total PCT applications
A.5.2.1 PCT applications by type of applicant for the top 20 origins, 2011
A.5.2.2 Top PCT applicants
A.5.3.1 Trend in non-resident PCT national phase entries
A.5.3.2 PCT national phase entries by office and origin for top offices and origins, 2011
A.5.3.3 Share of PCT non-resident national phase entries of total non-resident applications, 2011
A.6.1 Share of PCT applications with at least one foreign inventor for the top 20, 2011
A.6.2 Inventors in foreign-owned PCT applications (%), 2011
A.7.1.1 Trend in complex and discrete technology patent applications for the top five origins
A.7.1.2 Patent applications worldwide by field of technology
A.7.1.3 Patent applications by field of technology and for the top origins
A.7.2.1 Patent applications in energy-related technologies
A.7.2.2 Share of patent applications in energy-related technologies for the top origins, 2006-2010
A.8.1 Trend in resident patent applications, GDP and R&D expenditure
A.8.2 Trend in resident patent applications per R&D expenditure for the top five origins
A.8.3 Resident patent applications per GDP for selected origins, 2011
A.8.4 Resident patent applications per R&D expenditure for selected origins, 2011
A.9.1.1 Patents in force by office for the top 20 offices, 2011
A.9.1.2 Patents in force in 2011 as a percentage of total applications
A.10.1 Opposition and invalidation of patents granted
A.11.1 Trend in potentially pending applications for the top five offices
A.11.2 Potentially pending applications, 2011
A.11.3 Pending applications undergoing examination, 2011
A.11.4 Pending applications undergoing examination ratio, 2011
A.12.1 Number of PPH requests, cumulative total up to the end of December 2011
A.12.2

 Number of PCT-PPH requests, cumulative total up to the end of December 2011

A.12.3 Grant rate and pendency time for patents filed using the PPH procedure, July – December 2011
A.13.1.1 Trend in total utility model applications
A.13.1.2 Utility model applications for the top 20 offices, 2011
A.13.1.3 Utility model applications for offices of selected middle- and low-income countries, 2011
A.13.1.4 Utility model applications filed abroad for selected origins, 2011
A.13.1.5 Utility model applications filed abroad by residents of Japan and the US
A.13.1.6 Resident utility model applications as a percentage of resident patent applications, 2011
A.13.2.1 Trend in utility model grants worldwide
A.13.2.2 Utility model grants by office for the top 20 offices, 2011
A.14.1 Trend in total microorganism deposits
A.14.2 Deposits at the top five IDAs
A.15.3 Share of IDAs in total deposits

    Section B: Trademarks

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    B.1.1.1 Trend in total trademark applications
    B.1.1.2 Trend in trademark application class counts worldwide
    B.1.1.3 Contribution of offices to growth in applications worldwide
    B.1.1.4

    Resident and non-resident trademark applications worldwide

    B.1.2.1

    Trend in trademark registrations worldwide

    B.1.2.2

    Trend in trademark registration class counts worldwide

    B.1.2.3

    Contribution of offices to growth in registrations worldwide

    B.1.3.1 Trademark applications by geographical region
    B.1.3.2 Trademark applications by income group
    B.1.3.3

    Distribution of trademark applications by top Nice classes, 2011

    B.1.3.4 Trademark applications by goods and services classes, 2011
    B.1.3.5 Trademark applications by industry sector
    B.2.1.1 Trend in trademark application class counts for the top 5 offices
    B.2.1.2 Trend in trademark application class counts for selected offices
    B.2.1.3 Trademark application class counts for the top 20 offices, 2011
    B.2.1.4 Contribution of resident and non-resident application class counts to total growth for the top 20 offices, 2010-11
    B.2.1.5 Trademark application class counts for offices of selected middle- and low-income countries, 2011
    B.2.1.6 Contribution of resident and non-resident application class counts to total growth for offices of selected middle- and low-income countries, 2010-11
    B.2.2.1 Trademark registration class counts for the top 20 offices, 2011
    B.2.2.2 Contribution of resident and non-resident registration class counts to total growth for the top 20 offices, 2010-11
    B.2.2.3

    Trademark registration class counts for offices of selected middle- and low-income countries, 2011

    B.3.1

     Nice classes grouped in industry sectors for selected offices, 2011

    B.3.2 Goods and services classes for selected offices, 2011
    B.4.1.1 Share of top 10 classes in total specified in applications at selected offices, 2010
    B.4.1.2 Equivalent trademark application class counts for selected middle- and low-income country origins, 2011
    B.4.1.3 Trademark application class counts by selected offices and origins, 2011
    B.4.1.4 Distribution of trademark application class counts by selected offices and origins, 2011
    B.5.1 Nice classes grouped in industry sectors for selected origins, 2011
    B.5.2

     Nice goods and services classes for selected origins, 2011

    B.6.1.1 Trend in Madrid registrations
    B.6.1.2 Trend in Madrid renewals
    B.6.2.1 Distribution of the number of classes per Madrid registration, 2011
    B.6.2.2 Distribution of the number of designations per Madrid registration, 2011
    B.6.3.1 Registrations for the top 20 designated Madrid members, 2011
    B.6.3.2 Renewals for the top 20 designated Madrid members, 2011
    B.6.4.1 Registrations for the top 20 origins, 2011
    B.6.4.2 Renewals for the top 20 origins, 2011
    B.6.5 Top Madrid applicants
    B.6.6.1 Non-resident applications by direct and Madrid system routes
    B.6.6.2 Non-resident applications by filing route for selected Madrid members, 2011
    B.7.1 Resident trademark application class count per GDP for selected origins, 2011
    B.7.2 Resident trademark application class counts per million population for selected origins, 2011
    B.8.1 Trademarks in force for selected offices, 2011
    B.8.2 Trademarks in force in 2011 as a percentage of total registrations

    Section C: Industrial designs


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    C.1.1.1 Trend in total industrial design applications worldwide
    C.1.1.2 Resident and non-resident industrial design applications worldwide
    C.1.1.3 Industrial design applications worldwide by class, 2011
    C.1.2.1 Industrial design registrations worldwide
    C.1.2.2 Resident and non-resident industrial design registrations worldwide
    C.2.1.1

    Trend in industrial design applications for the top five offices

    C.2.1.2 Application design counts for the top 20 offices, 2011
    C.2.1.3 Contribution of resident and non-resident application design counts to total growth for the top 20 offices, 2010-2011
    C.2.1.4 Application design counts for selected middle- and low-income countries, 2011
    C.2.1.5 Industrial design applications by class for selected office, 2011
    C.2.2.1 Registration design counts for the top 20 offices, 2011
    C.2.2.2 Contribution of resident and non-resident registration design counts to total growth for the top 20 offices, 2010-2011
    C.3.1.1 Equivalent application design counts for the top 20 origins, 2011
    C.3.1.2 Equivalent registration design counts for the top 20 origins, 2011
    C.3.2 Application design counts by office and origin: top offices and origins, 2011
    C.4.1.1 International registrations of industrial designs
    C.4.1.2 Designs contained in international registrations
    C.4.1.3 Designs contained in international registrations for the top 15 origins
    C.4.2 Top Hague applicants
    C.4.3 Non-resident industrial design applications by filing route for selected Hague members
    C.5.1 Industrial design registrations in force by office, 2011
    C.5.2 Industrial design registrations in force in 2011 as a percentage of total registrations

Section D: Plant variety protection


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D.1.1 Trend in plant variety applications worldwide
D.1.2 Trend in plant variety grants worldwide
D.2.1

Plant variety applications for the top 20 offices, 2011

D.2.2 Plant variety grants for the top 20 offices, 2011
D.3.1.1 Plant variety applications for the top 20 origins, 2011
D.3.1.2 Plant variety grants for the top 20 origins, 2011
D.3.2.1 Equivalent plant variety applications for the top 20 origins, 2011
D.3.2.2 Equivalent plant variety grants for the top 20 origins, 2011
D.3.3 Non-resident plant variety applications by office and origin, 2011
D.4.1 Trend in plant varieties in force worldwide
D.4.2 Plant varieties in force for selected offices, 2011

Statistical tables

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Table P1 Patent applications by patent office and origin, 2011
Table P2 Patent grants by patent office and origin, and patents in force, 2011
Table T1 Trademark applications by office and origin, 2011
Table T2 Trademark registrations by office and origin, and trademarks in force, 2011
Table ID1 Industrial design applications by IP office and origin, 2011
Table ID2 Industrial design registrations by office and origin, and industrial designs in force, 2011
Table PV1 Plant Variety applications and grants by office and origin, 2011