Patents by regions (Edition 2016)

This dataset includes statistics on patent counts by regions where EPO and PCT filings are presented according to the region of the inventors/applicants residence (Territorial Level 3), including total patents and selected technology domains such as ICT, nanotechnology, biotechnology as well as environment-related technologies. Reference regions are available by inventor’s country of residence and applicants country of residents. Data are presented from 1978 onwards.


Keywords: patents, nanotechnology patents, PCT, applicants, environment-related technologies, biotechnology patents, TL3 region, statistics, inventors, ICT-related patents, EPO