Table 6-7
USPTO patents granted for selected countries: 2003, 2008, and 2012
 
Country 2003 2008 2012
 
Brazil 132 101 201
China 613 1,607 5,351
India 354 651 1,756
Malaysia 48 159 213
South Africa 111 90 140
 

USPTO = U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

NOTE: Patent grants are fractionally allocated between the United States and all other countries on the basis of the proportion of the residences of all named inventors.

SOURCE: The Patent Board special tabulations (2013) of the Proprietary Patent database. See appendix table 6-40.

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