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Appendix table 4. European patents validated in Finland by IPC-section and resident country of assignee, 2011

Resident country
of assignee
Total of patents A: Human necessities B:Performing operations, transporting C: Chemistry, metallurgy D: Textiles, paper E: Fixed constructions F: Mechanical engineering G:Physics H:Electricity
Total of countries 4762 968 752 1289 218 145 246 378 766
Finland 122 12 32 17 13 5 9 12 22
United States 1016 256 67 305 37 6 31 112 202
Germany 983 122 257 193 102 47 88 54 120
Switzerland 409 139 62 145 3 6 13 22 19
France 324 59 30 92 8 2 4 35 94
Japan 311 69 46 103 9 8 14 35 27
Great Britain 205 44 35 68 4 5 11 18 20
Italy 179 36 44 53 5 8 9 9 15
Sweden 170 35 31 22 12 5 16 14 35
Netherlands 157 30 36 45 8 10 3 11 14
Belgium 113 19 15 53   3 11 5 7
Denmark 105 25 11 47 1 10 8 1 2
Republic of Korea 96 4 4 8       9 71
Austria 96 7 29 14 8 15 8 3 9
Canada 73 9 12 13       9 30
China 55 2 4 5       1 43
Spain 50 17 8 18   2 1 4  
Norway 40 8 5 7   2 7 7 4
Total of other countries 261 75 24 81 8 11 13 17 32

Source: Patenting 2011. Statistics Finland

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Updated 1.11.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Patenting [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3023. 2011, Appendix table 4. European patents validated in Finland by IPC-section and resident country of assignee, 2011 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2011/pat_2011_2012-11-01_tau_004_en.html