Statistics & Trends Centre

Explore the statistics behind the Patent Index, customise your own graphs and download selected data.

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European patent applications

2011 to 2020
  
Check the key indicators for the EPO’s 38 member states, as well as for those countries which are the origin of more than 1000 European patent applications in the last year - these include the IP5 territories (EPO, China, Korea, Japan and US).

EPO member states

AL
Albania
AT
Austria
BE
Belgium
BG
Bulgaria
HR
Croatia
CY
Cyprus
CZ
Czech Republic
DK
Denmark
EE
Estonia
FI
Finland
FR
France
DE
Germany
GR
Greece
HU
Hungary
IS
Iceland
IE
Ireland
IT
Italy
LV
Latvia
LI
Liechtenstein
LT
Lithuania
LU
Luxembourg
MT
Malta
MC
Monaco
NL
Netherlands
MK
North Macedonia, Republic of
NO
Norway
PL
Poland
PT
Portugal
RO
Romania
SM
San Marino
RS
Serbia
SK
Slovakia
SI
Slovenia
ES
Spain
SE
Sweden
CH
Switzerland
TR
Turkey
GB
United Kingdom