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India among top nations to receive patent filings

Last updated on: December 17, 2012 11:15 IST

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As companies vie to patent their products and innovations, countries around the world are witnessing an increase in patent applications.

Let's take a look at some nations that have received most applications.

Source: The Economist

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Image: A traditional Fiaker horse carriage passes Burgtheater theatre at Dr-Karl-Lueger-Ring street in Vienna.
Photographs: Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters
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China

Total patent applications: 520,000

Number of patents granted: 172,000

Global rank: 1

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Image: China Maritime Museum in the Shanghai Lingang Industrial Parkin.
Photographs: Aly Song/Reuters
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The United States

Total patent applications: 510,000

Number of patents granted: 225,000

Global rank: 2

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Image: The Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridge is seen from the 90th storey of One World Trade Center in New York.
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Japan

Total patent applications: 350,000

Number of patents granted: 238,000

Global rank: 3

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Image: Japan's Mt Fuji, covered with snow, is seen through Shinjuku skyscrapers in Tokyo.
Photographs: Kimimasa Mayama/Reuters
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South Korea

Total patent applications: 180,000

Number of patents granted: 95,000

Global rank: 4

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Image: Part of Gangnam area is seen down the Han River in Seoul.
Photographs: Lee Jae Won/Reuters
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European Patent Office

Total patent applications: 140,000

Number of patents granted: 62,000

Global rank: 5

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Image: Tourists walk in Brussels' Royal Galleries of Saint Hubert.
Photographs: Sebastien Pirlet/Reuters

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Germany

Total patent applications: 60,000

Number of patents granted: 12,000

Global rank: 6

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Image: Hat designer Fiona Bennett and her assistants work in Bennett's studio at Potsdamer Street in Berlin.
Photographs: Thomas Peter/Reuters
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India

Total patent applications: 50,000

Number of patents granted: 5,000

Global rank: 7

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Image: Shoppers leave a retail store inside a mall in Mumbai.
Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters
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Russia

Total patent applications: 50,000

Number of patents granted: 30,000

Global rank: 8

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Image: A view of the Moscow International Business Center and the Mercury City Tower.
Photographs: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters
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Canada

Total patent applications: 40,000

Number of patents granted: 21,000

Global rank: 9

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Image: A worker cleans away snow around the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.
Photographs: Christopher Pike/Reuters
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Australia

Total patent applications: 30,000

Number of patents granted: 18,000

Global rank: 10

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Image: Shoppers are seen at an outdoor mall in Melbourne.
Photographs: Mick Tsikas/Reuters

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Brazil

Total patent applications: 25,000

Number of patents granted: 3,000

Global rank: 11

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Image: Brazilian National Congress in Brasilia.
Photographs: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters
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The United Kingdom

Total patent applications: 25,000

Number of patents granted: 7,000

Global rank: 12


Image: Traffic on the road and the Thames passes the Houses of Parliament in London.
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