Annual report 2014

Key trends and detailed statistics, a report on the Office's strategy and activities, plus a video message from Benoît Battistelli

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Granted patents

In 2014, most patents were granted to US companies, followed by applicants from Germany, Japan, France and Switzerland. The share of grants to European companies increased to 51% of the total. The number of patents granted to Chinese companies is growing rapidly, albeit from a low number.

Granted patents (2014)1  

Granted patents 2014

1 Analysis based on granted patents in 2014. Patents have been allocated to the country of residence of the first named patentee

More detailed data as Excel sheets

Granted patents 2005-2014 per country of residence of the applicant (XLS, 26 KB)

Granted patents 2005-2014 per field of technology (XLS, 13 KB)

Granted patents per field of technology and per country of residence for each individual year from 2005 until 2014 (XLS, 103 KB)

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