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Appendix table 4. European patents validated in Finland by IPC-section and resident country of assignee, 2012

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 5252 1096 835 1293 227 161 274 467 899
Finland 131 11 32 16 14 3 10 19 26
United States 1216 303 109 371 51 11 35 129 207
Germany 1055 143 275 226 77 51 92 86 105
Switzerland 389 135 54 106 3 7 23 34 27
Japan 375 52 51 96 17   7 28 124
France 316 50 51 94 7 7 17 34 56
Great Britain 234 62 42 59 5 7 12 24 23
Sweden 186 37 31 21 13 15 18 15 36
Italy 156 52 34 29 7 12 8 8 6
Netherlands 155 33 26 36 12 4 6 16 22
Republic of Korea 127 7 5 8   1   6 100
Denmark 122 35 14 41   12 3 91 8
Belgium 120 33 13 47 2 4 8 9 4
Austria 95 9 31 12 9 12 8 6 8
Canada 91 8 7 17 4 3 3 13 36
China 91 6 5 9 1 3 1 4 62
Spain 50 14 7 19 1 1 4 2 2
Norway 40 13 9 3   2 3 5 5
Total of other countries 303 93 39 83 4 6 16 20 42

Source: Patenting 2012. Statistics Finland

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Updated 31.10.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Patenting [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3023. 2012, Appendix table 4. European patents validated in Finland by IPC-section and resident country of assignee, 2012 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.10.2019].
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