These statistics have been discontinued.

No new data will be produced from these statistics.

7. Patents granted to selected countries in the United States in 2001 and 2006

Inventor's country of residence Year
2001 2006
Grants Biotechnology ICT Grants Biotechnology ICT
Finland 743 26 310 853 16 553
Sweden 1745 63 544 1109 44 467
Germany 11273 293 2209 9144 241 3030
France 4066 188 981 3170 147 1242
Great Britain 3980 254 1204 3276 169 1486
Netherlands 1328 81 407 1222 55 517
Austria 584 28 86 510 15 151
EU-25 27305 1152 6499 22319 856 8405
Switzerland 1428 60 218 1108 46 313
Japan 33269 437 15584 33595 458 19568
Total of foreign countries 78752 2178 28960 76856 1925 38701
United States 87316 4092 30798 81418 3269 39281

Source: Patenting 2006. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Markku Virtaharju (09) 1734 3290

Director in charge: Kaija Hovi


Updated 25.10.2007

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Patenting [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3023. 2006, 7. Patents granted to selected countries in the United States in 2001 and 2006 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.3.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2006/pat_2006_2007-10-25_tau_007_en.html