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No new data will be produced from these statistics.

8. Triadic patent families in selected countries in 1999-2003

Inventor's country of residence Year
1999 2001 2003
Triadic patent families ICT Biotechnology Triadic patent families ICT Biotechnology Triadic patent families ICT Biotechnology
Finland 423 186 10 325 91 3 259 13 ..
Sweden 730 382 37 593 104 14 596 8 1
Denmark 234 36 33 228 31 9 233 5 1
Germany 6255 1316 164 6223 786 71 6176 126 4
France 2308 761 111 2257 458 46 2407 52 2
Great Britain 1678 609 122 1640 360 48 1637 29 0
Netherlands 1028 410 17 1409 338 9 1203 29 ..
Italy 637 143 15 693 75 5 703 10 ..
Austria 241 81 12 270 50 9 281 9 ..
EU-25 14618 4073 550 14755 2420 223 14717 322 8
Swizerland 752 133 29 782 132 13 794 16 2
Japan 12740 5186 210 13642 4157 160 14428 1524 37
United States 15516 5600 945 15417 4334 479 16037 1406 70
Total of countries 45782 15720 1883 47235 11667 953 49975 3540 140

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, 8. Triadic patent families in selected countries in 1999-2003 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2006/pat_2006_2007-10-25_tau_008_en.html