Table 6-C
Patents granted by Brazil, China, India, and Russia, by share of resident and nonresident inventors: Selected years, 1995–2009
Share (percent)
 
Country 1995 1999 2001 2003 2005 2007 2008 2009
 
Brazil                
Resident 19.7 13.2 19.1 NA 10.2 NA 9.5 NA
Nonresident 80.3 86.8 80.9 NA 89.8 NA 90.5 NA
Patents (number) 2,659 3,219 3,589 NA 2,439 NA 2,451 NA
China                
Resident 45.1 40.6 33.1 30.7 38.8 47.0 49.7 50.9
Nonresident 54.9 59.4 66.9 69.3 61.2 53.0 50.3 49.1
Patents (number) 3,393 7,637 16,296 37,154 53,305 67,948 93,706 128,489
India                
Resident 25.7 29.3 34.2 40.3 32.3 NA NA NA
Nonresident 74.3 70.7 65.8 59.7 67.7 NA NA NA
Patents (number) 1,613 2,160 1,549 1,526 4,320 15,318 18,230 NA
Russia                
Resident 81.4 78.7 84.6 83.3 83.1 80.0 77.3 75.5
Nonresident 18.6 21.3 15.4 16.7 16.9 20.0 22.7 24.5
Patents (number) 25,633 19,508 16,292 24,758 23,390 23,028 28,808 34,824
 

NA = not available

NOTES: Country of origin is based on first named applicant. Year of patent is based on date of patent grant.

SOURCE: World Intelllectual Property Organization, Intellectual Property Statistics, Patent grants by patent office by resident and nonresident, http://www.wipo.int/ipstats/en/statistics/patents/, accessed 15 June 2011.

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