Appendix table 19. Methods for maintaining or increasing competitiveness of product and process innovations, 2010–2012, importance of methods, share of enterprises with product or process innovations

Industry Method Degree of effectiveness
High Medium Low Not used
% % % %
All NACE -Total Patents 10,5 11,7 11,6 66,3
Utility models 3,1 10,2 13,0 73,7
Design registration 4,1 10,2 14,0 71,7
Copyright 6,9 16,2 15,2 61,7
Trademarks 16,1 23,5 15,2 45,3
Lead time advantages 45,8 33,8 8,1 12,3
Complexity of goods and services 20,5 37,8 20,4 21,3
Secrecy (include non-disclosure agreements) 19,1 34,3 25,5 21,1
Manufacturing Patents 13,7 16,1 14,3 55,9
Utility models 4,7 13,7 17,5 64,1
Design registration 6,3 13,4 19,0 61,3
Copyright 5,1 14,4 19,1 61,4
Trademarks 16,5 24,6 16,9 42,0
Lead time advantages 47,3 34,6 8,3 9,7
Complexity of goods and services 20,9 40,9 20,5 17,7
Secrecy (include non-disclosure agreements) 18,4 36,7 26,2 18,7
Services Patents 7,2 7,0 8,8 77,0
Utility models 1,4 6,6 8,3 83,7
Design registration 1,8 6,9 8,7 82,6
Copyright 8,8 18,1 11,1 62,0
Trademarks 15,6 22,3 13,4 48,8
Lead time advantages 44,2 32,9 7,8 15,1
Complexity of goods and services 20,1 34,7 20,2 25,1
Secrecy (include non-disclosure agreements) 19,7 31,9 24,7 23,6

Source: Innovation 2012, Statistics Finland

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Updated 5.6.2014

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